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Georgia’s rapid “demographic changes” spurred by mass immigration are “transforming” the state from a battleground to a blue state, left-wing activists tell the Washington Post. In the January 5 Senate runoff elections in Georgia, Sens. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) and Raphael Warnock (D-GA) were boosted in their electoral prospects against Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue thanks to decades of mass immigration to the state.

Activists, as noted by the Post, took note of how the nation’s legal immigration levels – where more than 1.2 million green cards are awarded every year – have helped flip states like Arizona, Virginia, and Nevada for Democrats. “You are seeing a shift in young people of color aging into the population, and engaging them in the process early is critical,” an activist with Voto Latino told the Post. “You can say that that was the reason why Arizona flipped this year as well. … That was why Virginia flipped four years ago, that was why Nevada flipped, and Georgia is part of that trend.”

In Georgia, activists turned to “demographic changes that are transforming the state,” the Post reports, and set their sights on newly eligible-to-vote Hispanic Americans. In the Atlanta area, for instance, there was a 60 percent increase between 2016 and 2020 in the number of Hispanic voters registered. Many of these new voters, the Post reports, are the children of illegal aliens who relatives of illegal aliens and thus one of the most sympathetic groups to a pro-illegal immigration agenda. Their growth in the Georgia electorate is only projected to continue booming. Read more…