Federal identification cards for illegal immigrants won't be able to be used to vote in Alabama elections, according to Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen.
The photo ID card is part of the ICE Secure Docket Card program, which Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said will modernize various forms of documentation provided to provisionally released noncitizens through a consistent, verifiable, secure card. Migrants who arrive at the border illegally and are not removed but instead released into the interior are often given various documents depending on their situation. The images from Fox News show a card with room for a photograph, a QR code and identifying information and security details, as well as the ICE logo in the top left corner.
However, ID cards can't be used to vote in Alabama elections.
"Only legal American Alabama citizens are allowed to vote in our elections. We will not honor these IDs as valid voter identification in Alabama," Allen said on X on Friday.
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