From the Chicago Tribune:
Federal officials in Iowa have charged a 19-year-old from Germany with falsely claiming U.S. citizenship so he could vote. The U.S. attorney’s office says Christopher Mettin entered the country in August to study at Morningside College in Sioux City. In September, he claimed he was a U.S. citizen to register to vote.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.