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About This Project
This project aims to identify the major factors that predict people's attitudes toward immigrants and immigration, understand the relationships among these factors, and explore the role that different messages can play in shifting people's attitudes. This project is unique in examining factors from diverse research literatures, and testing messages that are often deployed in the media.
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