White Immigrants More Likely To Be Approved Than Hispanics, Blacks, and Muslims

Statue of liberty and US flagA recent study by University of Southern California concluded that our immigration system is biased in favor of white immigration applicants, whose applications are approved at a significantly higher rate than those of Hispanic, Black, and Muslim immigrants.  Also, women are approved more often than men.

Even though the US Citizenship and Immigration Services claims that it "does not consider race, nationality or other demographic factors when making determinations related to applications for naturalization," the US has a long, well-documented pattern of federal laws which exclude or place at a disadvantage people based on their race, ethnicity, and gender.

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