11/24/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Congressional Races Could Hinge On Immigrants: Report

A report based on new voter-registration data predicts Latino immigrants will play a big role in Chicago-area Congressional races.

An Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights study has found that registered Latino voters in six suburban Congressional districts have increased their numbers to nearly 175,000. Here's the coalition's Fred Tsao.

TSAO: What we're seeing is large populations of immigrant voters, Latino registered voters, Asian American registered voters, who could have a major impact.

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