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Immigration in America: Faith and Assimilation

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Immigration in America: Faith and Assimilation

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Immigration in America: Faith and Assimilation

Immigration in America: Faith and Assimilation

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Asked whether immigrants need to believe in God in order to be fully American, a majority of both native-born Americans and immigrants say no. But twice as many immigrants as non-immigrants say yes (immigrants and non-immigrants are equally religious themselves). How religious is America, and how tolerant is it of non-believers? NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports.