Voting Without Voting
Oct 27, 2016
A record number of Latinos are eligible to vote this year—and although some may not be due to being undocumented, that hasn’t stopped them from getting involved in improving turnout. In North Carolina, where voter turnout among Latinos is low, undocumented immigrants are still making their voices heard by registering people to vote. “I tell them, ‘Oh register to vote, you know, I can’t,’” says Elizabeth, a 24-year-old voter registration volunteer who was born in Nicaragua. “Do it for us.” In this short documentary by The Atlantic, we travel to Raleigh to understand how undocumented immigrants are attempting to make a difference in the 2016 election.
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Author: Jeremy Raff
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Voices and ideas about politics by The Atlantic