March 14, 2023
By Alana Goodman
Immigration reform advocates are suing the Washington, D.C., government over a law that went into effect on Tuesday that allows illegal immigrants and foreigners to vote in city elections, arguing the policy is a “direct attack on American self-government” that would let Russian and Chinese diplomats cast ballots.
The Immigration Reform Law Institute said the bill designed to give non-citizen residents a voice in local politics “automatically dilutes the votes of U.S. citizens on a massive scale.” Its lawsuit, filed on behalf of a former Republican mayoral candidate, argues that the bill violates the “fundamental constitutional right to vote of the plaintiffs” while denying them “equal protection of the law.”
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