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Sun March 17, 2013

Must Voters Have to Prove Citizenship to Register?

U.S. Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Monday in a case about whether states can force people to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote.

At issue is the legality of Arizona's voter-approved requirement that prospective voters document their U.S. citizenship in order to use a federal registration form that doesn't require such proof.

A federal appeals court threw out that part of Arizona's Proposition 200.

Arizona officials say they should be able to pass laws to stop illegal immigrants and other noncitizens from registering.

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