Why allowing dual citizens to vote from a broad is important?

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A research article by Center for Immigrant Studies articulated on the importance of having dual citizenship abroad to vote in their home countries.

  1. Voting is one of the essential elements for citizenship and a critical part of belonging to a political community.
  2. Voting is the heart of civic responsibility.
  3. Voting can help their home countries with an advantages of social and economic development.
  4. Voting is one principal way of organizing and extending their influence and of reestablishing and reinforcing immigrant ties to their “home” countries.

Note that, there are many other arguments the paper has illustrated. Please, read this paper for more conceptualized framework.