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on August 28, 2013 in World News

California Considering Non-Citizen Jury Duty

California Considering Non-Citizen Jury Duty California is considering allowing non-citizens to serve on juries, a local California public radio station reports. “Under AB1401, non-citizen legal permanent residents would be allowed to serve on juries. Federal law allows such residents – sometimes called ‘Green Card Holders’ – to stay in the country as long as they like,” 89.3 KPCC’s Frank Stoltze reported on Monday. “Some are in the process of applying for citizenship. Others choose to remain citizens of other countries.” Democratic Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, one of the California bill’s sponsors, told the local station that this should happen because non-citizens… View Article

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