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Mexican immigrants push for stronger voting rights

by Rafael Bernal
July 03, 2012


Presidential elections held in Mexico Sunday included the possibility of voting by absentee ballot. Out of millions of elegible Mexican voters in the U.S. only 40,000 voted. What is keeping Mexican migrants away from the ballot box?