Caribbean American pols, immigration advocates condemn judge’s ruling

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Caribbean American legislators and immigration advocates on Monday strongly condemned a judge’s ruling that struck down a law that would have permitted Caribbean and other noncitizens to vote in local elections in New York City.

Justice Ralph J. Porzio in Richmond County State Supreme Court in Staten Island ruled on Monday that the new law conflicted with constitutional guidelines and state law, pointing out that only eligible citizens can vote.

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