NEW YORK — The New York City Council has paved the way for some non-citizen residents to vote in local elections, a move that could apply to over 23,000 Haitians in the city.
“This is a big win for New Yorkers, this is a big win for the immigrant community,” said Lovely Pierre, a Canarsie resident who serves fellow immigrants through a local church. Pierre said job development and education are issues that could bring new voters to the polls.
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