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June 18, 2013 - 7:41 am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has introduced an amendment to the immigration bill to ensure individuals on work visas or given resident status under the bill are not allowed to vote in federal elections until they become citizens.

The “Secure the Vote” amendment would require new procedures to encourage states to check that individuals gaining status or a work visa are not registered to vote.

“Not only would this amendment prevent voter fraud, it would also clear up the problem created by today’s Supreme Court decision,” Paul said. “My amendment requires states to check citizenship before registering people to vote in federal elections.”

Federal election funding would be conditional on those checks. States that do not implement verification procedure in federal elections within one year will also lose ten percent of their federal highway funds, Paul’s office said.

The Department of Homeland Security would be required to report those states found to have registered noncitizens to Congress.

DHS would have to include a search of voter rolls in processing residency requests.

If a provisional immigrant, work-visa holder or other person ineligible to vote illegally register, he or she will be blocked from attaining residency or citizenship.

Bridget Johnson is a career journalist whose news articles and opinion columns have run in dozens of news outlets across the globe. Bridget first came to Washington to be online editor at The Hill, where she wrote The World from The Hill column on foreign policy. Previously she was an opinion writer and editorial board member at the Rocky Mountain News and nation/world news columnist at the Los Angeles Daily News. She has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, National Review Online, Politico and more, and has myriad television and radio credits as a commentator. Bridget is Washington Editor for PJ Media.

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Three stories tied together with a single thread:NSA, IRS, Immigration reform,i.e., "data mining!"
This is the famous "3D" dog-and-pony-show! You thought Susan Rice's show was screwy, watch this one. See, this is DEFEND, DEFLECT AND DISINFORM at work! If Boston Marathon bombers weren't even on NSA's radar...how else do We The People know what We The People of culture of corruption in ALL of Washington DC are doing to sell Our US Constitution down "the river?"
NAH! This is "Big Brother" on steriods...here's proof! In a related story, ever hear of "spintronics," spin, Qbits, or exponential "data mining" with one simple operation? Here's a video out amongst the "great unwashed!" imagine this in the hands of NSA, contractors, programmers, "techie nerds" and Dept. of Homeland Security!!!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=g_IaVepNDT4

Quantum computers are employing this processing paradigm, its the mathematical equations that are of interest...if its already on a white board...isn't it in the hands of We The Elite People of culture of corruption in all of Washington DC??? HUH!!!!Wake-up sheeple. Damn! Join a Tea Party! This is "point-to-point" data mining times gazillion!!! The three branches of Federal government are selling We The Peoples US Constitution down the river...Executive, Legislative and Judicial. Think of this....SCOTUS ALLOWED ARIZONAS VOTER ID LAW TO SUNSET(struck it down). Clears the way for Immigration reform bill AND for 2014 and 2016 massive voter registration(s)....if this isn't proof we're in a tyranny, sure don't know what is!!!Pray. Amen.Join a Tea Party!Get educated what's REALLY goin' on. Save America, she's on life support.
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Why do we need such an amendment? Isn't this ALREADY illegal?
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Because the SCOTUS just struck down AZ's proof-of-eligibility-to-vote requirement. 3 or 4 other States' laws may go with it. They determined that they have to be citizens to vote, but all they have to do is affirm that they are. They need not prove it. It's the honor system for a people who no longer understand the meaning of honor.
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Sure it's illegal. Which is why Democrats are very, very interested in making sure it's as easy as possible.
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what we really need is the damned government to enforce the immigration laws we already have. this will just be another unenforced law, if passed. but certain politicians will get tv time arguing about it, which is all that matters to them.
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