5 percent of the eligible population was thought to lack proof of citizenship
pdf) ruled earlier this year that the Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship
conflicts with the National Voter Registration Act.
Proof of citizenship
is both a time consuming and costly process that might leave a large number of US citizens unable to vote in the 6 November presidential elections, according to Reuters.
As of June 1, 2009, the WHTI will require all persons crossing the border to show proof of citizenship
in the form of a passport, NEXUS, or enhanced driver's license.
Missouri: For the third straight year, we expect to see legislation requiring photo identification and proof of citizenship
as a prerequisite to voting.
Waukegan police had begun asking residents for proof of citizenship
even if they were not accused of a crime.
Berg has since challenged Obama publicly that if the candidate will simply produce authorized proof of citizenship
, he'll drop the suit.
As of January 31, 2008, Canadian citizens entering the United States by land or sea must present any one of the following: a combination of a government-issued photo ID and proof of citizenship
, a valid Canadian passport, a NEXUS card, a Free and Secure Trade (FAST) card (which expedites border clearance for workers such as importers), an enhanced driver's licence (in provinces where they are available) or a certificate of Indian Status card.
When 190,000 Arizonans petitioned in 2004 to put Prop 200 on the ballot, requiring proof of citizenship
before an individual could vote or receive welfare benefits, John McCain led the GOP congressional delegation in opposing it unanimously.
Citizens of Canada and Bermuda, who were previously exempt from document requirements, must now present proof of citizenship
The new 1-9 eliminates some documents as being acceptable proof of citizenship
and added one document.
More than half of Virginia children whose parents applied for Medicaid coverage waited for 4-6 months for their applications to be processed--and 90% went without coverage during that time--as a result of a new federal law requiring proof of citizenship
to receive benefits, according to a state survey.
In 2004, the voters of Arizona, by 56 per cent to 44 per cent, enacted Proposition 200, requiring proof of citizenship
before an individual may vote or receive state benefits.
And Ottawa will make it simpler to renew passports, no longer requiring proof of citizenship
once again or another declaration from a guarantor.
New requirements that Medicaid beneficiaries show proof of citizenship
is contributing to decreases in enrollment and backlogs in processing applications in several states, according to a new report from the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.