Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.
Muslims are a growing presence in U.S., but still face negative views from the public
The U.S. Muslim population has grown in the decades since 9/11, but views toward them have become increasingly polarized along political lines.
In both parties, fewer now say being Christian or being born in U.S. is important to being ‘truly American’
Republicans and Democrats continue to differ over the factors they see as important for being “truly American.”
Views About National Identity Becoming More Inclusive in U.S., Western Europe
Large ideological divides persist on views of tradition, national pride and discrimination, especially in the U.S.
Most Americans Are Critical of Government’s Handling of Situation at U.S.-Mexico Border
Republican support for allowing undocumented immigrants to remain legally in the United States has declined.
Most Latinos say U.S. immigration system needs big changes
Latinos agree that the U.S. immigration system needs an overhaul; large shares say it requires major changes or needs to be completely rebuilt.
Biden Nears 100-Day Mark With Strong Approval, Positive Rating for Vaccine Rollout
The share of Americans viewing illegal immigration as a ‘very big’ problem has increased.
In U.S. and UK, Globalization Leaves Some Feeling ‘Left Behind’ or ‘Swept Up’
Focus groups held across the two nations reveal the degree to which Americans and Britons see common challenges to local and national identity.
Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children
91% of Democrats favor granting legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children; 54% of Republicans say the same.
Attitudes Toward Diversity in 11 Emerging Economies
Across the surveyed countries, opinion varies widely about the value of diversity. But interacting with people of different backgrounds is related to more positive attitudes about the role of diversity in society.
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