Immigrant New Yorkers licensed to work in U.S. might get voting rights in metropolis elections underneath proposed Council invoice

Many advocates for the measure have been pushing exhausting for non-citizen residents to take part within the upcoming 2020 census, which is able to decide legislative districts and the way a lot electoral affect states have in Congress. These backers contend that their census efforts, in addition to voter suppression in states like Georgia, have helped crystallize their feeling that now’s the time for this invoice to realize traction within the Council.