Conflict & Justice

New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm Promotes the Right to Vote for Legal Immigrants

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New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm represents District 25 in Queens, inlcuding the immigrant-rich neighborhoods of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst. (Photo: danieldromm.com)

A New York City Council hearing reviewed a proposal that would give legal immigrants the right to vote.

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New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm is sponsoring the bill.

He is a democrat, and represents District 25 in the city, including the immigrant-rich neighborhoods of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.

He says he feels this bill matters because 68 percent of his district is composed of legal immigrants who are currently not eligible to vote.