Friday, July 1, 2022

Recent New York City Law to Allow Noncitizens and Dreamers to Vote

In New York City, more than 800,000 noncitizens and DREAMers will be able to vote in municipal elections as early as next year. This marks New York City as the first major U.S. city to grant voting rights to noncitizens. However, they’re still not able to vote in federal or state elections. Critics of the […]

Florida judge protects Spanish-speakers’ voting rights ahead of the 2020 primaries

Advocates for Spanish-speaking voters in Florida are celebrating a significant win Friday after District Judge Mark Walker issued an order requiring 32 of the state’s 67 counties to provide election materials and assistance to Spanish-speaking voters before the 2020 presidential primary. Walker’s decision comes after several civic engagement groups and individuals sued the state secretary of state […]