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Hispanic Immigration, Naturalization Drives Millennial Growth In 2020 Electorate

Census data shows millennials are expected to be the largest generation in the electorate by the 2020 general election. This growth will continue to come largely through immigration and naturalization.

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Census data shows millennials are expected to be the largest generation in the electorate by the 2020 general election. This growth will continue to come largely through immigration and naturalization.

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In this episodio, our co producer Mareea Thomas and I thought we would dive right into the census. Many millennials haven’t filled the census either so for this episodio we’ll fill out the 2020 census sample questionnaire we found on census.gov. 

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Por si no lo sabias, este año the debate of the citizenship question being on the census form filled our news feeds. Escuchamos que era algo bueno por que it would have given us an accurate count of Hispanos and Latinos that needed help with things like legal aid or language assistance. Others thought this could put a target on the undocumented population and made them nervous.

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