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Latino Leaders Divided Over Best Mayoral Candidate for NYC Immigrants

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 2021-06-16
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This summary was featured in Documented’s Early Arrival newsletter. You can subscribe to receive it in your inbox three times per week here. It’s getting close to the primary elections to determine the candidates for New York City mayor. But some Latino voters feel candidates haven’t made it clear how they’ll serve immigrants. To help these voters figure out which candidates will best fit their needs, community leaders, activists and Latino politicians are preparing to endorse candidates. Alana Cantillo, senior director of advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition, said that even though the organization hasn’t decided to back a candidate yet, they believe candidates should propose specific agendas on immigration. City Limits spoke with some organizations and advocates on which candidates they felt best represent the immigrant community. City Limits and El Diario (Spanish)

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