Florida, Feds Sue Each Other Over Voter Purge Controversy

The governor and the secretary of state say the Department of Homeland Security has refused to give the state a list of immigrants who have become citizens so the state can update its list to purge non-citizens from voter rolls.
June 12, 2012
Gov. Rick Scott accused the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of unlawfully refusing Florida access to a federal database that could help the state spot and remove noncitizens from the voter rolls. (Photo: AP/Chris O'Meara)

The governor and the secretary of state say the Department of Homeland Security has refused to give the state a list of immigrants who have become citizens so the state can update its list to purge non-citizens from voter rolls.

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