OTHER WORDS FROM nativistna·tiv·is·tic [ney-ti-vis-tik] /neɪ tɪˈvɪs tɪk/ adjective
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The level of nativism, or anti-immigration sentiment, has been roughly consistent in the population for a while now.
Some stem from nativism, but others come from a desire for revenue.New Jersey’s unique political contours make challenging immigrant detention hard|Mary Rizzo, Whitney Strub|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
The issue of low-skilled immigration naturally provokes intense nativist sentiments.
Even the Nativist gangs were led already by a couple of Irish Catholics.Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York|Allen Barra|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the problem here goes beyond the tricky navigation of nativist-dominated presidential primaries.Memo to GOP: You Can’t Put Lipstick on an Elephant|Robert Shrum|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The attacks were personal, sometimes sarcastic, sometimes even verging on nativist (who knew Democrats hated Switzerland so much).Peter Beinart: The Democratic Convention’s Message Discipline|Peter Beinart|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And by nativist I mean people who are in essence afraid of the world.Racism? No, Obama’s Own Incompetence Is Hurting His Campaign|Michael Medved|July 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST