As of the second week of October, thousands of U.S. resident have been prevented from become U.S. citizens in time to meet their states’ voter registration deadlines, thus barring them from voting in the election. As a response, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Boundless Immigration published a special report which calls for USCIS to commit to the “expeditious procession of naturalization adjudications.” If USCIS commits to this, approximately 300,000 newly naturalized citizens would be able to vote in the election.

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300,000 more voters could be enfranchised by naturalization before election day.