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THE POLITICAL IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION: EVIDENCE FROM THE UNITED STATES
Political leaders' positions on the issue of immigration can be an important determinant of their electoral success or failure. Immigration took center stage in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and its aftermath as now-President Donald Trump took strong stands on illegal immigration, the construction of a border wall, refugees from Syria, and “sanctuary cities”. The “Brexit” vote in the United Kingdom and recent political elections in Germany (2017) and Italy (2018) have highlighted the controversial political role of immigration and the electoral success of strong anti-immigration stands. ANNA MARIA MAYDA DOWNLOAD