Friday, March 7, 2008

Immigrants Sue To Vote

About a million immigrants were waiting in December for Citizenship and Immigration Services to process their applications for naturalization in time for them to participate in the Novembers election. But the cumbersome CIS bureaucracy promises the best they can do is 12 to 18 months. So advocacy groups in New York City went to court, suing the Bush administration to step up the process and get them the vote by September 22. (See NY Times article.)

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