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52% of Americans Disapprove of President Obama's Handling on Immigration Issues

Polls Moderates and Independents on Immigration Women on Immigration - Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Washington Post/ABC Election poll conducted from July 5-8 found that when asked "Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Obama is handling immigration issues?" 52% of registered say they disapprove, while 39% approve. Of those that said they disapprove, 34% strongly disapprove, while only 18% somewhat disapprove. Of those who say they approve, the results were more even with 21% strongly approve and 18% somewhat approve. 

Among party lines, 66% of Democrats approve of the president's handling of immigration issues, while 23% disappove. 78% of Republicans disappove, while only 14% approve. 57% of Independents disappove, while 33% approve. Of the Independents that disapprove, 38% strongly disapprove, while 20% somewhat disapporve.

Among men, 38% approve and 54% disappove. Among women, 39% approve and 50% disappove.

48% of 18-49 year olds disapprove, while 43% approve. 57% of 50 and older disappove, while 33% apporve. 

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A Washington Post/ABC Election poll conducted from July 5-8 found that when asked "Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Obama is handling immigration issues?" 52% of registered say they disapprove, while 39% approve. Of those that said they disapprove, 34% strongly disapprove, while only 18% somewhat disapprove. Of those who say they approve, the results were more even with 21% strongly approve and 18% somewhat approve. 

Among party lines, 66% of Democrats approve of the president's handling of immigration issues, while 23% disappove. 78% of Republicans disappove, while only 14% approve. 57% of Independents disappove, while 33% approve. Of the Independents that disapprove, 38% strongly disapprove, while 20% somewhat disapporve.

Among men, 38% approve and 54% disappove. Among women, 39% approve and 50% disappove.

48% of 18-49 year olds disapprove, while 43% approve. 57% of 50 and older disappove, while 33% apporve. 

55% of non-college educated Americans disapprove, while 34% approve. 46% of college educated Americans approve, while 45% disapprove. 

Among income levels, 55% Americans who make less than $50,000 a year disapprove, while 34% approve. 50% of Americans who make more than $50,000 disapporve, while 44% approve.  

 

 

 

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