The United States has long been a destination for immigrants seeking a better life. Yet, newcomers haven’t always been welcomed with open arms.

Throughout the nation’s history, immigrants have consistently been blamed for societal problems, commonly viewed with suspicion and fear and accused of lowering the quality of life for established

Source:: The Lowdown

Fear of Foreigners: A Cartoon History of Nativism in America 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green produces and edits The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog, an online resource for educators and the general public. He previously taught journalism at Fremont High School in East Oakland, and has written for numerous local publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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