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Some Noncitizens Do Wind Up Registered To Vote, But Usually Not On Purpose

Claims of massive illegal voting by noncitizens have routinely been disproved, but some noncitizens end up on the voter rolls, often by accident. Now, states are trying to fix that.

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Supreme Court Appears Ready To Let Cross Stand But Struggles With Church-State Test

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Some Noncitizens Do Wind Up Registered To Vote, But Usually Not On Purpose

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