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House Resolution Would Condemn Voting by Noncitizens, Illegal Immigrants

The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a resolution condemning voting by noncitizens and illegal immigrants as “devaluing” ballots cast by U.S. citizens.

The nonbinding resolution, presented last week by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., would make it the position of the House that “allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.”

A vote on the resolution is expected Wednesday.

The resolution appears to come in response to the actions of several cities and counties, including Chicago, Cambridge, Massachusetts; and—in McCarthy’s home state—San Francisco, which passed legislation allowing noncitizens to participate in elections for local school boards.

Read the full story from The Daily Signal

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