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The Forum

A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics

Ed. by Disalvo, Daniel / Stonecash, Jeffrey

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Volume 7, Issue 3 (Oct 2009)

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Defining the Circle of We: American Identity and Immigration Policy

Jack Citrin / Matthew Wright
Published Online: 2009-10-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1540-8884.1319

This article analyzes survey data that establishes a connection between how ordinary citizens conceive of American identity and their preferences for immigration policy. The distinction between ethnocultural and liberal images of America matters for public preferences about how many and what kind of immigrants should enter the United States.

Keywords: American identity; immigration; cultural threat

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Published Online: 2009-10-12


Citation Information: The Forum, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1540-8884.1319.

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