The administration argues that this would help them identify migrants who are crossing the border. But advocates say that this would allow the administration to collect sensitive information from people who have not committed a crime.
According to the Jane Doe, the ICE agent in question—Wilfredo Rodriguez—had contact with her since 2006. Rodriguez is no longer with ICE.
Every year, the United States swears in more than 700,000 new citizens. Those who become citizens are able to register to vote once they’re naturalized.
New Americans’ electoral power has been growing at the ballot box over the past two decades. Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric may be accelerating this trend by influencing the decisions of eligible immigrants to naturalize and register to vote.