Maryland city mulling over idea to let undocumented residents vote

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9th Aug 2017

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A D.C. suburbium in Maryland is considering a strategy that would afford undocumented immigrants the right to vote, making such a metropoli the largest in the Old Line State to do so.

The city, which is home of the University of Marylands main campus and virtually 30,000 inhabitants, is weighing was approved by the brand-new measuring to let noncitizens cast ballots for mayor and City Council, The Baltimore Sun reported Sunday.

Supporters of the measure say that local elections focus on issues like rubbish collect, and other municipal services and they are issues that affect residents of the city, regardless of their citizenship status.

These are tribes who have a significant stake in local communities, and who rely on the facilities in our metropolitan, College Park City Councilwoman Christine Nagle, who is sponsoring the measure, said to the newspaper. To me, it just made sense.

Others in the community say that immigrants should not…

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