March 01, 2017

Julia Young, associate professor, history, published a paper on Center For Migration Studies about the history of nativism in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present.

...There are many similarities between the nativism of the 1870-1930 period and today, particularly the focus on the purported inability of specific immigrant groups to assimilate, the misconception that they may therefore be dangerous to the native-born population, and fear that immigration threatens American workers...

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