New Americans are underrepresented in state legislatures across the country. But which states are close to achieving parity? How can the representation gap be closed? Read this report to find the answers to these questions and more.
From uncovering the barriers to political engagement to magnifying the stunning lack of diversity across American government, NAL’s research shines a light on why immigrant communities struggle to partake in American politics or serve in public office.
NAL offers practical, achievable recommendations to ensure immigrants are encouraged and energized to participate in the full fabric of American democracy.
Not one single state in America has enough Latinos and Asian American representatives in office. But the big question is -- why? And what can we do to close this gap?