Interactive Map: Eligible-To-Naturalize in the U.S.Posted on 04/27/2016
The Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) at the University of Southern California has unveiled a new tool that allows you to search for populations eligible for naturalization - down to the state, county, and more granular levels.
There are three measures the can be mapped by clicking on the check boxes above the map legend:
- “Total number” is the default setting and maps where the greatest number of eligible-to-naturalize adults are located;
- “As % of adults” maps eligible-to-naturalize adults as a share of all adults, to give a sense of concentration; and
- “As % increase in CVAP, if naturalized” maps eligible-to-naturalize adults divided by the Citizen Voting Age Population (CVAP) to give a sense of the maximum percentage by which the eligible-to-naturalize adults could increase the voting-eligible population if they all naturalized.
In addition, the map can be displayed at four different geographies by clicking on the check boxes beneath the map legend: Public Using Microdata Areas (PUMAs), counties, metropolitan (metro) areas, and states.
You can access the interactive maps at http://dornsife.usc.edu/csii/eligible-to-naturalize-map/
Source: CDE Adult Education Office e-mail to the field