President Obama giving a speech
President Obama giving a speech

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Poll after poll proves that Americans overwhelmingly oppse amnesty for illegal aliens. A majority of Americans support tougher enforcement laws and border security.

60% of voters oppose the Obama Administration's executive amnesty to younger illegal aliens. [Breitbart News & Judicial Watch, November 2012].

52% of registered voters disapprove of President Obama's handling of immigration issues. This poll was taken a month after the Obama Administration issued executive amnesty for two years for illegal aliens who came as children. [Washington Post/ABC, July 2012]. 

60% of likely voters think when it comes to immigration reform, gaining control of the border is more important than legalizing the status of illegal aliens in the United States [Rasmussen, March 2012].  

55% of Americans believe stopping the flow and deporting illegal aliens should be the main focus of how the U.S. government should deal with illegal aliens. Only 42% of Americans prefer the U.S. government creating an amnesty program for illegal aliens. [CNN/ORC, November 2011].

55% of Americans oppose or strongly oppose Congress passing a bill to give some illegal aliens living in the U.S. a path to legal status. [USA Today/Gallup, January 2011].

55% of Americans somewhat oppose or strongly oppose Congress to allow illegal aliens who have ajob to apply for legal, temporary-worker status. [NBC News/Wall Street Journal, November 2010]

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