A person belongs to a different country than the one she is currently in. She is clearly a foreigner/alien. But what is the single word for the discrimination faced by her when the natives of this country constantly call her a foreigner in order to point out that she does not belong here?
In other words, what’s the word for domicile based discrimination?
As close as I can come is
1. a. Chiefly U.S. The attitude, practice, or policy of protecting the interests of native-born or existing inhabitants against those of immigrants ….
[“nativism, n.”. OED Online. September 2015. Oxford University Press. http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/125308?redirectedFrom=nativism (accessed November 21, 2015).]
This term, ‘nativism’, has a number of historical and contemporary uses that may conflict with or cause dissonance for any use in the simple sense of
discrimination against a person because that person is from another country.
Those conflicting uses include senses of the term bearing on cultural anthropology (contemporary), the US Native American party (historical), the philosophical notion that some knowledge may be innate (contemporary), and specialized uses in psychology and linguistics (contemporary).