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Immigrant Who Voted Illegally on Road to Becoming a U.S. Citizen
FoxNews ^ | 26 August 2010 | Maxim Lott

Posted on 08/26/2010 11:33:12 AM PDT by batter

Can an immigrant who resides legally in the U.S. on a work visa but who voted illegally in a presidential election year still become a naturalized U.S. citizen?

Yes, actually. Especially if the Department of Homeland Security sends a letter instructing him to request removal from the voter rolls.

That happened this summer in Putnam County, Tenn., where County Administrator of Elections Debbie Steidl says an immigrant who illegally registered to vote – and then voted – in 2004 is now seeking to become a U.S. citizen.

Steidl says the man gave her a form letter from the DHS instructing him to:

"Submit … evidence that you have been removed from the roll of registered voters. This can be accomplished by contacting your local election commission where you registered and voted. Submit a letter of explanation of why you registered to vote, and where you registered to vote, when you discovered that you were not a United States Citizen."

Steidl provided FoxNews.com with a copy of the letter, with the man's name and address redacted. Click here to see the letter.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: 2004votefraud; aliens; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; fraud; howtostealanelection; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; invasion; ratcrime; sedition; tennessee; vote; voterfraud; voting
Good to know who DHS is working for.

See also this video related to this story: DHS Helping Illegal Alien Felon Who Voted Become a Citizen (also posted on FR)

1 posted on 08/26/2010 11:33:15 AM PDT by batter
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To: batter
PS: I believe Steidl is the one blowing the whistle on this.

Also, the only way this guy got a social security number, is by stealing it.

Apparently, DHS thinks this 'immigrant' more deserving than the decent law-abiding legal immigrants. Grrrr.

2 posted on 08/26/2010 11:35:47 AM PDT by batter (Wolverines!)
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To: batter
You'd think he would be deported and permanently barred from re-entering.
3 posted on 08/26/2010 11:35:58 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Sure, but abiding by our laws is politically incorrect at the moment...


4 posted on 08/26/2010 11:39:56 AM PDT by batter (Wolverines!)
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To: batter

outrage


5 posted on 08/26/2010 11:41:03 AM PDT by dalebert (true hillbilly)
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To: batter

DHS THINKS THE ILLEGAL IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANY US CITIZEN. THEY SEE THEM AS DEMOCRAT VOTERS.


6 posted on 08/26/2010 11:42:16 AM PDT by dalebert (true hillbilly)
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To: batter

Answer: Only if he voted democrat


7 posted on 08/26/2010 11:42:20 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (Even Hitler had Government run health care, but at least he got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: batter

I knew an illegal alien who went to the DMV office in Calfornia and applied for a drivers license. He told the DMV clerk that he did not have a Social Security number. The DMV clerk told the illegal to go to Social Security and get a Social Security card that says “Not for Employment Purposes” on it. The illegal got the S.S. card and S.S. number. He got his California drivers license which was later suspended for drunk driving. I forgot to ask him if he was registerd to vote. He now lives in Tijuana. I swear this is a true story.


8 posted on 08/26/2010 11:43:26 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: batter

they want them to vote.


9 posted on 08/26/2010 11:43:58 AM PDT by dalebert (true hillbilly)
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To: batter

If this is done our Leaders are morally bankrupt and no longer lead us by the Consent of the Governed. Rule of Law is meaningless, and we are now in a lawless society.


10 posted on 08/26/2010 11:44:01 AM PDT by King_Corey (www.kingcorey.com)
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To: King_Corey

yes they are morally bankrupt


11 posted on 08/26/2010 11:47:49 AM PDT by dalebert (true hillbilly)
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To: batter

***Also, the only way this guy got a social security number, is by stealing it.***

Not so....LEGAL immigrants (with green cards) are required to obtain SS numbers in order to work.


12 posted on 08/26/2010 11:49:10 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter -God's redemption)
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To: dalebert

They want them to vote only if they promise to vote Democrat.

If they vote Republican they get deported.


13 posted on 08/26/2010 11:49:40 AM PDT by RickB444 (Beat your sword into plowshares, but wined up plowing the fields of someone who kept their sword.)
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To: sodpoodle

From the previous report (see the video link), the guy was an illegal immigrant. You are correct that legal immigrants get SSNs, but my understanding is the one in question is illegal.


14 posted on 08/26/2010 11:54:54 AM PDT by batter (Wolverines!)
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To: batter; sodpoodle

Hmmm, reading through the FoxNews story, it sounds like he’s here legally but the video indicates otherwise. Wonder which one is correct. Regardless, IMO, s/he blew their chances by knowingly committing voter fraud.


15 posted on 08/26/2010 11:58:01 AM PDT by batter (Wolverines!)
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To: batter

No vote for a Democrat is “illegal”.


16 posted on 08/26/2010 11:59:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Those who support the construction of the WTC mosque oppose Christian missionaries working abroad.)
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To: batter

One of the dirty little secrets is that large numbers of illegal aliens vote.

For years pro-illegal groups like La Raza, Casa de Maryland, ACORN and local democrat organizations have been registering illegals. All they have to do is “X” the boxes at the top of the registration form that they are a US citizen and reside in the precinct they will vote in.

No further checks are made.

Don’t believe it? Next time you see one of those voter registration booths at the library or mall try to register. No one will ask for your proof of citizenship.

Democrats facilitate it; Republican office holders know it but are afraid of being labelled racist if they bring it up. Any attempt to fix it in state legislatures is fought by democrats and threatened by the ACLU.

Illegal alien votes have already swung elections in California (Sanchez over Dornan) Virginia (Webb over Allen) and Minnesota (Frankin).


17 posted on 08/26/2010 1:19:14 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: batter
Why wait 5 days for FoxNews to discover a story on immigration? Just join Stand With Arizona on Facebook, and hear about it when it happens!

We reported on this on Aug 21: DHS Helping Illegal Alien Felon Who Voted Become a Citizen (video)

18 posted on 08/26/2010 1:34:05 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: montag813; AuntB

How often do illegals vote? How many known cases?


19 posted on 08/26/2010 3:05:13 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: montag813
Thanks. I linked to your original FR post in an earlier comment on this thread (I also saw your post a few days ago).

One question I have: Is the 'voter' and illegal immigrant or an illegal voter who is a legal immigrant?

There seems to be a conflict between the FoxNews report and the local news report.

20 posted on 08/26/2010 3:55:00 PM PDT by batter (Wolverines!)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


21 posted on 08/26/2010 5:32:16 PM PDT by HiJinx (I can see November from my front porch - and Mexico from the back.)
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To: batter

Another voter for Osama!


22 posted on 08/26/2010 8:05:43 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: batter
Indeed, many states now make it very easy to register to vote. Some will automatically register people applying for driver's licenses if they check off a box on their form and sign that they are a U.S. citizen.

I've heard you can register when you sign up for welfare. Back in 2000 there was a case in California where an ILLEGAL voted. He was registered by "mistake" after his daughter filled out the form in her classroom.

23 posted on 08/26/2010 8:19:27 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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