Attitudes toward U.S. immigration policy: the roles of in-group-out-group bias, economic concern, and obedience to law.

California's Proposition 187, directed primarily toward Mexican immigrants, deprives illegal immigrants of many benefits associated with U.S. citizenship and facilitates their deportation. The authors hypothesized that the respondents' opinions on this proposition would be determined by in-group-out-group bias (i.e., the tendency to evaluate the ethnic out… CONTINUE READING