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Report claims to expose the white nationalist roots of the immigration restriction movement in the United States
This report from People for the American Way traces the origins of three organizations dominating the immigration restriction movement in the U.S.: the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA, and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) -- all of which, according to the authors, "have ties to the dark underbelly of the anti-immigrant movement, which smears immigrants using racial terms, plays to fears of demographic change, and caters to those who want the U.S. to be and remain a nation run by and for a white majority." The "architect" of all three organizations is John Tanton, who "has made it clear that one of the major factors driving his anti-immigration activism is his interest in the United States remaining a majority-white nation." The report notes that the three organizations are
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