This weekend, on the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, President Biden signed an executive order to expand voting access across all federal agencies, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
As part of the New American Voters 2020 campaign, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) joined Latino Decisions in a teleconference to breakdown the latest voting data from the Latino Decision’s American Election Eve Poll, and discuss the impact of Latino, Asian American and other newly naturalized citizen communities on the outcomes in politically important states such as Arizona, Florida, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
New Mexico – Around 18,000 people have naturalized in New Mexico since 2014, according to a report released today by El CENTRO Poder y Acción, El CENTRO de Igualdad y Derechos’ new sister 501c4 advocacy organization in Albuquerque, Somos Acción, the 501c4 sister organization to Somos un Pueblo Unido in New Mexico, CAFé Acción, sister organization to NM Comunidades en Acción y de Fe in Las Cruces, and National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA). These new citizens and potential voters, the majority of whom are women and originally from Mexico, can make an outsized impact on local and congressional elections, where margins are tight.
DENVER – Almost 60,000 people have naturalized in Colorado since 2014, according to a report released today by the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) and National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA). These potential new voters exceed the margin of victory for the 2014 senatorial election (49,729 ballots).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2020 On Citizenship Day, Immigrant Rights Organizations Encourage Eligible New Americans to Naturalize, Register, and Vote NC, WI & FL state reports indicate New Americans will likely vote in record numbers in November (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today on Citizenship Day, as we celebrate the ideals of full and…