Florida Continues To Defy Justice Department On Voter Purges
It’s minorities who are being targeted.
A major reason minorities are disproportionately caught up in the hunt for noncitizen voters: Hispanics and Haitians comprise the state’s largest immigrant groups. Any effort to target noncitizens will focus on new immigrants.
About 500 people in Miami-Dade have been found to be lawful citizens and voters, and 13 noncitizens have been found. Two of them might have voted and could face prosecution. The county has been unable to verify the citizenship of more than 1,100 others.