New Americans in the Making

"The intricate and bureaucratic details of becoming a citizen can sometimes distract from the personal stories that drive men, women, and children from all over the world to take on the responsibility and opportunity of becoming an American citizen."

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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.

Your Vote—

Your Voice

Nearly one in four Americans is not registered to vote. Carnegie Corporation is proud to partner with our grantees and allies in asking, "Why is it important to vote?" Celebrate democracy and the right to vote on Voter Registration Day, September 22.


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