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.
Travelers should heed directions given by Syrian police and/or security officials and should always carry a copy of their passport as proof of citizenship
and identity," added the statement while noting that Syrian authorities "generally do not notify the US Embassy of the arrest of a US citizen until days or weeks after the arrest".
She also said that, as more employers require employees to provide proof of citizenship
, passports are the easiest way to provide that information.
It is also hard to say how much damage the state of Arizona has done to itself with its largest trading partner, Mexico, with its draconian new law tasking police with demanding proof of citizenship
, or how the Republican Party will fare in the coming years if it cannot attract votes from Hispanics, Americas fastest growing ethnic group.
Now they want the feds to let them skip database searches and demand proof of citizenship
by land or sea from Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean need only present proof of citizenship
such as an original or copy of their birth certificate, a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, a Naturalization Certificate or a Canadian Citizenship Card.
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.
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
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.