“My Citizenship Is Not Legal, but Cultural”: The View from an Ineligible Voter

“We can no longer define political citizenship simply by the ability of a person to exercise the right to vote and run for office. We must expand our definition of who may take part in this country‚Äôs democracy, and in doing so bring a new cohort of long overlooked constituents into the fold of our political processes,” writes Swathi Kella, Harvard ’23.