Skip to comments.Report: New York City may allow amnestied illegal immigrants to vote
Posted on 05/11/2013 12:57:02 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
New York City may soon allow non-citizens, including illegal immigrants who would be granted amnesty if the Senate's immigration reform bill passes Congress, to vote in elections.
According to Talking Points Memo, the New York City Council is currently considering a proposal that would allow non-citizens to vote in local elections. Even though Mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly opposes the proposal, TPM reports that the New York City Council appears to have a veto-proof majority so it could make the proposal law without Bloombergs support.
Queens College professor Ron Hayduk, a supporter of the proposal who helped craft it, told TPM that this proposal is likely to influence the national immigration debate, too, as pro-amnesty factions are likely to support it.
It would send a big message to the rest of the country and embolden campaigns which are ongoing in other places like San Francisco, and Portland, Maine, and Washington, D.C., and other places, Hayduk said. It would certainly be viewed favorably by immigrants rights advocates and be seen by other policy makers as another level of discussion about the whole business of the role of immigrants in the United States.
If the Senate immigration bill passes Congress and the New York City Council passes its proposal, illegal immigrants in the city would likely be allowed to vote because the immigration reform bill makes illegal immigrants legal almost immediately upon passage.
Protecting American citizens votes is a major concern of many in this debate. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made secure the vote one of his top three priorities in any immigration package.
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I expect this will have the opposite effect on pending legislation that Herr Doktor Professor Haydek says.....
The Big Apple will become the Rotten Apple and will be worse than Detroit.
NYC = Frisco East
NO AMNESTY!! TRAITORS MCCAIN, GRAHAM, RUBIO, FLAKE, et al, blow it out your ear!!
There seems to be a growing number of mentally ill officials in government with each passing day.
only if they vote for THE RIGHT PEOPLE
Not sure if there ia anyone or anything to stop them.
Who cares what NYC does? 80% of New Yorkers are complete idiots and a good portion of the rest are immoral scum.
New York may not like the results...let them do it.
I’M SHOCKED! /s Isn’t that why the Dems are pushing amnesty and the reason why 0bama is allowing illegal aliens to storm across our borders as we speak?
Let the Catholic Church go full-turbo now on getting Latino Catholics back into the church. Let’s see how fast the locals jump to erase this measure. The Catholic Church is the wildcard in this whole thing...if they’d just recruit and bring young Latino priests into the inner city area....they’d change the whole dynamic.
Dems foster voter fraud in elections
Dems want illegals to vote in elections
Dems want felons to vote in elections
Anyone see a pattern here?
Someone could file suit when and if this happens to throw out ALL the lawless NYC ballots.
Thank an Amnesty Liberal Republican for this nonsense
Just use the word Yankee or even better: damn Yankee, it is cleaner and quicker.
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