chapter  3
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Immigrant Politics: For Whom and for What?

If immigrants’ pasts shape their new country adaptation, that should be true politically as well as socially, culturally, and economically. Political involvements should be filtered through pre-immigration lenses, with Exiles and New Cubans accordingly differing. This should be especially true of adult immigrants. But child immigrants would be likely to be influenced by politics learned at home, combined with experiences in the new country.