Immigration, Immigrant Communities & the 2020 Elections

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November 3, 2020 is a critical election nationally and in many states. For immigrant communities, these elections provide both opportunities and challenges to give input and voice. In this presidential election, there is unprecedented interest and concern given the bid for re-election of a president who has aggressively demonized the targeted immigrants in hateful speech and with repressive policies.

As a non-partisan organization, NNIRR does not take a position on candidates. However, as a social justice organization, we share responsibility for encouraging immigrant community participation in the elections. For those eligible to vote, we urge voter registration and participation in the voting process. Those who are ineligible to vote are, nonetheless, not voiceless. The interest and well-being of our diverse communities, citizen and non-citizen, should be at the forefront of consideration in this important election. 

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WHAT TO EXPECT ON ELECTION NIGHT

A report issued by senators Sanders, Klobuchar, Schumer, Heinrich, Murphy, and Duckworth: 2020 General Election: Counting Votes & What to Expect on Election Day

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POST-ELECTION TOOLS

Post-Elections Resources from Seed the Vote

FIND OUT IF YOUR BALLOT WAS COUNTED! Go Here to check on the status of your absentee/mail in ballot.

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NEWS UPDATES

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VOTING WITH OUR VALUES & A COMMITMENT TO HUMAN RIGHTS

* NNIRR's position on human rights-based immigration policy reforms

NNIRR ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2021 IMMIGRATION ACTION PLAN Developed by our colleagues at the Immigration Hub and endorsed by over 100 organizations, the 2021 Immigration Action Plan outlines ten actions that begin to right the wrongs of US immigration policy. While these principles go a long way to unravel the damage done by the current administration, NNIRR will push even further to ensure that human rights are at the center immigration policy reforms. See our statement of endorsement here.

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VOTER REGISTRATION & ABSENTEE LINKS

Are you registered to vote?        

 * Find out here

If you aren't registered, these are sites where you can register:

 Multilingual voter registration

Vote.org

Votar Es Podervoter registration in Spanish   

How to vote in all 50 states (Washington Post)

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INFO & LINKS FOR HOW TO REGISTER FOR MAIL IN VOTING

To register for an absentee ballot from any state, you can go here: https://www.vote.org/absentee-ballot/

Our series below also focuses on mail in voting information for the states of AZ, CA, GA & TX

Important deadlines for voters: mail in voting 

in Arizona, California, Georgia & Texas

 

Fechas importantes para los votantes: votando por correo

en Arizona, California, Georgia & Texas

 

 

A good comprehensive voting guide state by state for both mail-in and in-person by the New York Times.

FIND OUR WHERE TOP DROP OFF YOUR BALLOT! Go here and input your address to find a ballot drop off.allots: New York Times Presidential Election Calendar

FIND OUT IF YOUR BALLOT WAS COUNTED! Go Here to check on the status of your absentee/mail in ballot.