Immigration: Europe and the USA—common cause or American exceptionalism?

@article{Zoysa2006ImmigrationEA,
  title={Immigration: Europe and the USA—common cause or American exceptionalism?},
  author={Richard de Zoysa},
  journal={Contemporary Politics},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={261 - 285}
}
There is general consensus that the USA has always welcomed immigrants as a way of reinforcing its foundation beliefs and values, cementing its national identity as a country extolling both individual freedom and opportunity while also securing a vital source of labour. This self-designated ‘nation of immigrants’ rapidly prospered throughout the nineteenth century, assimilating many millions from Europe and beyond. Though broadly accurate a picture, it fails to account for limitations placed on… 

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