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Candidates’ Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Driving Push for US Citizenship

March 14, 2016 10:34 PM
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A contentious U.S. presidential campaign, including anti-immigrant rhetoric from candidates like Donald Trump, is driving many immigrants who are permanent residents to become American citizens in order to be able to vote in the election. Ahead of Tuesday's Florida primary, VOA correspondent Aru Pande traveled to Miami, where immigrants' interest in ensuring their voices are heard is high.