Q: What are the consequences of voting while not a citizen in Minnesota?
A: Immigration is Federal law. The decision for the court of appeals that covers Minnesota is consistent with other Federal Courts of Appeals. If you are a lawful permanent resident, then possible permanent disqualification from naturalization. You can be referred to immigration court for removal by deportation, because it is a deportable civil offense. It is unclear, but you may be able to successfully argue for relief.
If you are undocumented or an overstay, then an arguable permanent bar on lawful permanent resident status depending upon whether the narrow defense to deportation applies, possible arrest and indictment depending upon your knowledge.
If this was done, then I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are complications. Good luck.
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