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Getting Out the Vote

All eyes are on voter turnout as the primary season gets underway, but restrictive new voter identification laws may disproportionately prevent minority voters from casting their votes.

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OUR GOAL

To foster a pluralistic, vibrant democracy through the civic integration of immigrants, support for nonpartisan voter registration and education, and voting rights.

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America's Story: An Immigrant Story

America's Story: An Immigrant Story

Nearly one of every four Americans—70 million people—is ​an immigrant or the child of parents who came from another country. Some fled war, persecution, or environmental disaster; others pursued the American ideal of opportunity for all.  Carnegie Corporation of New York is please to present this interactive feature that examines the state of immigration in the United States today.

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The Integration of Immigrants Into American Society

A committee of experts appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examined the available research to assess how immigrants are integrating into American society. The final report came out in the fall of 2015, and can be viewed in the following interactive entitled Integration. 

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Top Democracy Stories in 2015

In 2015 the Corporation’s Democracy Program worked to support the efforts of our grantees in building momentum  towards citizenship and civic integration.  The Corporation developed an interactive that takes you through the history of immigration to the United States, the current state of affairs, and a comprehensive timeline of the great migration waves to the United States.

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