House GOP acts to prevent illegal aliens from voting

Although federal law prohibits noncitizens from voting in federal elections, there are few mechanisms to actually identify and punish people who violate these laws.

To make matters worse, Biden has actively undermined the security of US elections under the guise of “fairness” and “expanding access” to the polls. Under provisions of a 2021 Biden executive order, for example, U.S. Marshals are now required to provide all persons in their custody with voter registration information — including illegal aliens.

Additionally, Democratic and even some swing states have also removed barriers to illegal voting, underscoring the urgent need for federal action.

In addition to not requiring any ID to register to vote, 14 states also do not require a photo ID to vote. 28 states, including Michigan, Georgia and North Carolina, allow voters to use a student ID card – which does not distinguish between citizens and non-citizens. At least 19 other states and the District of Columbia have also passed bills allowing noncitizens to obtain driver’s licenses, which again do not specify whether someone is a citizen or an eligible voter. Some cities, including Washington, DC, now even allow illegal aliens to vote in local elections.

At a press conference on the steps of the Capitol introducing the SAVE Act, Johnson warned that “we now have so many non-citizens in the country that if just one in 100 voted, there would be hundreds of thousands of votes… He s This is a dangerously high number, one that is of great concern to millions and millions of Americans. This could obviously change the outcome of our election, and that is not an idle threat or concern.”

Former Trump White House aide Stephen Miller, who currently leads the legal advocacy group America First Legal, also stressed the importance of the bill and securing US elections.

“You are inviting major foreign interference in our elections on an unprecedented scale for the sole purpose of helping Joe Biden and the Democratic Party,” Miller said. “When this bill comes to a vote, it will be the most important vote that most members of Congress will take part in in their entire careers. If Hakeem Jeffries and his Democratic supporters try to defeat this bill, they will be telling the entire country that they want Joe Biden’s illegals to vote in this election.”

Although Johnson did not commit to a specific timeline for bringing the bill to a vote, he said it would be “soon.” With less than six months until Election Day, there is no time to lose.

Shane Harris is a writer and political consultant from southwest Ohio. You can follow him on X @shaneharris513.