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Can an illegal immigrant vote?
Yes and No. Voting can only be done by registering, which requires being a citizen or permanent resident with a green card. If a person is undocumented, they can not legally vote. To vote on a national level you must be a citizen. Currently (2013), legal non-citizens are allowed to vote on a local level in only a handful of municipalities but there is a push to allow it in more locations.
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By definition, illegal immigration is migration of people across national borders in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destined country. The goal is generally up…ward mobility. Illegal Immigration is common in areas such as the United States, Britain, France, and most of the well known Western world (Including Germany, to name a few) Illegal Immigration is common include Japan, South Korea, and Australia. Illegal Immigration often involves criminal syndicates. Russian & Italian Mafia in the Western World and the Chinese Triads are in main control in the Far East. In the United States, the majority of illegal immigrations involve the Chinese Triads (Pacific), the Russian/Italian Mafia (East Coast), and Mexican Cartels (South)
An illegal immigrant is a person that has broken the law byentering or remaining in another country in violation of the lawsof that country.
It isn't. There is a specialized system for legal immigration. Coming into a country without following that process is illegal.
no you have to be a legal citizen.
Immigrants are only considered "illegal" in the United States if they unlawfully came into the country. Other countries do not consider people to be illegal under any circumst…ance, and the UK has even banned the term "illegal immigrant" to be used in public speeches or news outlets.
After being sworn in as citizens.
People from the poorest countries often believe life will be better somewhere else. So they try to leave their country to find work and seek a better life. Some apply for a vi…sa and come to the more developed countries like England, Israel, Turkey, or the United States; but others cannot afford the money for the needed documents and decide to come anyway. They feel desperate and they believe that if they cannot get to a new country the legal way, they will sneak in and try to get a job. Often, they end up in a "shadow economy," stuck in menial or dangerous jobs that the legal citizens do not want; and it turns out they have no easy way to move up or improve their situation. But in spite of this, illegal immigrants continue to try, in the belief that they will be able to somehow achieve a better life for themselves and their family. Many are caught and sent back to their former country, but others find a way to remain in the new country: as bad as being an illegal (or undocumented) immigrant may be, they feel it is better than the country they came from.
It is not illegal. A person would face prison and fines if they HELP a person in that circumstance. There is a difference between simply being indifferent and actively and kno…wingly harboring fugitives. Very few crimes have mandatory reporting laws.
Whenever they cross the border illegally; meaning they do not pass the legal entry points and they do not possess appropriate documents.
i dont think they have the right to
It depends what aid you are giving.
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Legally no, but most states require no photo id, no proof or residency, nor can they ask a person immigration status. In other words, I'm sure it happens as there is nothing t…o prevent them from voting. There are an estimated 180,000 illegal immigrants registered to vote in Florida alone (google it).
An "illegal immigrant" is any person who enters the country in violation of the nation's laws, or remains in the country without authorization to do so. This would include peo…ple who cross the borders without going through a Customs and Border Patrol checkpoint, or people who have temporary or tourist visas to come to the country, but remain in the country after their visas have expired.