Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Racial resentment is the biggest predictor of immigration attitudes, study finds

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 Christopher Ingraham for the Washington Post reports on an important study that sheds light on the popularity of President Trump's immigration enforcement policies.  "White Americans’ negative attitudes toward immigrants are driven overwhelmingly by racial prejudices, not `economic anxiety,' according to a working paper by political scientist Steven V. Miller of Clemson University."

 

KJ

 

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2018/07/racial-resentment-is-the-biggest-predictor-of-immigration-attitudes-study-finds.html

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