Campus Units

Sociology

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

6-15-2016

Journal or Book Title

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World

Volume

2

First Page

2378023116651877

DOI

10.1177/2378023116651877

Abstract

The social issue of immigrants’ dual loyalty figures prominently in the 2016 U.S. presidential primaries, yet little is known about Americans’ views on the subject. Drawing on data from a nationally representative telephone survey, the authors specifically explored nonimmigrant Americans’ attitudes toward immigrants’ dual loyalty. The results show that attitudes toward this dual loyalty are informed by multiple boundary-making processes, including the extent to which respondents strongly believe that immigrants should celebrate American values and traditions and share their vision of America, that immigration should be restricted as much as possible, and that American influence in the world is important.

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This article is from Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 2 (2016): 237802311665187. Posted with permission.

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This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License (http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits non-commercial use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access page(https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).

Copyright Owner

The Authors

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Sociology Commons

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