Lina Newton



Department of Political Science
Hunter College, The City University of New York

Areas of Specialization:

  • American Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Minority Politics
  • Immigration Policy

Recent Publications:

  • “Congress and Immigration Reform: Is Now the Time? Extensions: Journal of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. University of Oklahoma. (2013)
  • Illegal, Alien, or Immigrant:  The Politics of Immigration Reform (New York:  New York University Press, 2008).
  • “‘It is Not a Question of Being Anti-immigration’: Categories of Deservedness in Immigration Policymaking,” in A.Schneider and H. Ingram eds. Deserving and Entitled: Social Constructions and Public Policy (SUNY Press 2005).
  • “Why Some Latinos Supported Proposition 187: Testing the Economic Threat and Cultural Identity Hypotheses,” Social Science Quarterly 81(1) (2000): 180-193.