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Why the GOP's anti-immigration politics are here to stay

Reny, Tyler (2018) Why the GOP's anti-immigration politics are here to stay. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (09 Jul 2018). Blog Entry.

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Recent years have seen immigration become a new 'third rail' in American politics, with positions on undocumented and legal immigration varying on party and regional lines. In new research, Tyler Reny examines US Senate candidates' appeals on immigration during election campaigns. He finds that Republicans tend to use anti-immigrant appeals and that Democrats are generally more pro-immigrant, and that each party is more likely to make these appeals the larger a state’s Latino population. Once a state’s Latino population becomes large enough, however, he finds that Republican anti-immigrant appeals become less likely as countermobilization efforts become stronger.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: IGA: United States Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > United States Centre
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 16:47
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2019 23:16

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