Over the last few decades, immigrant groups have viewed naturalization as a way to leverage community power, especially in cases where they feel villainized in the prevailing rhetoric, says University of California, Irvine political science professor Louis DeSipio. “I think we have seen increasingly over the last 25 years now concerted efforts to mobilize naturalization around anger at the way immigrants are treated in national discourse,” DeSipio says.

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