How One Muslim City Councilor Is Getting Out The Vote In Maine

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Pious Ali, one of the first African-born Muslims to hold public office in Maine. (Ryan Caron King/NENC)

Residents of immigrant communities from across the country have been joining with native-born citizens to protest President Trump’s immigration policies.

But in Maine — a state where the population of Muslim immigrants is rising — one Muslim immigrant staged his protest in a very practical way: by getting people out to vote. From Portland, Maine Public’s Fred Bever has his story.

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