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Ruqiya Kahin is waiting for an appointment to take the U.S. citizenship test. If the timing works out, the 25-year-old from Somalia may be able to vote this fall. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)

Some students hoping citizenship comes in time to vote

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WILLMAR -- If the timing is right, Ruqiya Kahin and Khadra Dayl may be able to vote on Nov. 6.

Kahin, 25, and Dayl, 43, have been studying for their citizenship tests and are waiting to have their appointments scheduled.


Luis Cabrera, 36, started studying for his citizenship a little later, but he is no less anxious to gain his rights as a citizen.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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