Anti-immigration sentiments and the true benefits of inclusivity


  • Andrea J Jeddi Georgia State University



legislation, intersectionality, equity literacy, Trump


The summer of 2018 has been marked by heavy-handed anti-immigration legislation and executive orders that will inevitably affect English Language Learners (ELLs) in significant ways. The author examines explanations for the rising wave of anti-immigrant sentiments and discusses research that affirms the true benefits of inclusivity.

Author Biography

Andrea J Jeddi, Georgia State University

PhD Student, Language and Literacy, Department of Middle and Secondary Education, Georgia State University


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How to Cite

Jeddi, A. J. (2018). Anti-immigration sentiments and the true benefits of inclusivity. GATESOL Journal, 28(1).



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