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84% of voters favor stricter border security

Polls Support Tougher Enforcement - Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A Fox News poll finds that 84% favor strengthening border security to prevent illegal aliens from entering the country. while only 13% oppose it. 

69% of voters favor requiring completion of new border security measures first before making other changes to immigration policy. Only 25% do not favor this.

Politically, 81% of Republicans, 62% of Democrats and 60% of independents all favor strengthening the borders first. 

Some 72% of voters favor a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens, while 25% oppose it.

Politically, 92% of Republicans and 77% of Democrats support strengthening the borders. While 82% of Democrats and 63% of Republicans support a pathway to citizenship. 

Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/04/fox-news-poll-most-support-strengthening-borders-before-other-immigration/

62% of Virginians Want Arizona-Style Immigration Law in Virginia

Support Tougher Enforcement - Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Quinnipiac University poll released July 18, found that 62% of Virginians would want to see an Arizona-style immigration law passed in Virginia. Only 34% would not want a law like that passed in Virginia.

Among political parties, 91% of Repulicans, 35% Democrats and 59% of Independents in would support such an immigration law in Virginia and 5% of Republicans, 59% of Democrats and 38% of Independents would not support such a law.

Sixty percent of men and 64% of women in Virginia support an Arizona-style immigration law passing in their own state. Thiry-six percent of men and 32% of women would not support such a law in Virginia.

 

Quinnipiac University

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78654.html

75% of American Voters Support Arizona Immigration Enforcement Law

Polls Support Tougher Enforcement - Friday, June 8, 2012

A CNN/ORC International poll of 1,009 adult Americans finds that 75% support the Arizona Immigration Enforcement law, while 24% say they are against the law. 

Of the 1,009 Americans, there were 895 interviewees who were registered voters.  

CNN

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/08/cnn-poll-americans-weigh-in-on-health-care-immigration/

Majority of Americans Agree with the Arizona Immigration Law

Polls Support Tougher Enforcement - Friday, June 8, 2012

According to the CBS poll, conducted from May 31-June 3 among 976 adults nationwide, 52 percent of Americans believe Arizona's immigration policy is about right, while 33 percent say it goes too far. Eleven percent say the law does not go far enough.

The U.S. Justice Department is challenging Arizona's immigration enforcement law because it conflicts with the federal government's exclusive right to set immigration laws.  

A majority of Americans disagree with the U.S. Justice Department challenging Arizona's immigration enforcement law. 

CBS News

According to the CBS poll, conducted from May 31-June 3 among 976 adults nationwide, 52 percent of Americans believe Arizona's immigration policy is about right, while 33 percent say it goes too far. Eleven percent say the law does not go far enough.

The U.S. Justice Department is challenging Arizona's immigration enforcement law because it conflicts with the federal government's exclusive right to set immigration laws.  

A majority of Americans disagree with the U.S. Justice Department challenging Arizona's immigration enforcement law. 

Sixty-two percent of respondents - and majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and independents - say both the federal government and state governments should be able to determine laws regarding undocumented immigrants. Twenty-five percent (30 percent of Democrats and 16 percent of Republicans) think such laws should be determined exclusively by the federal government, and 11 percent (4 percent of Democrats and 15 percent of Republicans) think they should be determined by state governments only.

 

CBS News

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60% Say Border Control is Priority in Immigration Reform

Support Tougher Enforcement - Monday, March 26, 2012

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 1,000 likely voters shows that 60% think when it comes to immigration reform, gaining control of the border is more important than legalizing the status of undocumented workers who are already in the United States. Only 33% feel the opposite is true. 

Rasmussen Reports

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/60_say_border_control_is_priority_in_immigration_reform

75% of Alabama Voters Support State Immigration Enforcement Law

Support Tougher Enforcement - Monday, March 19, 2012

In a Pulse Opinion Research poll of 500 likely Alabama voters, 75% support HB 56 and 52% say they "strongly support" the law. The poll also found that 54% of Alabama voters want to keep the law on the books and 59% of voters believe it "will free-up jobs for other Alabama workers." 

 

Pulse Opinion Research

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-alabama-opinion-poll-shows-broad-support-for-state-immigration-enforcement-law-2012-03-19

64% Say Border Control Top Immigration Priority

Support Tougher Enforcement - Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 64% of Likely U.S. Voters feel that when it comes to immigration reform, gaining control of the border is more important that legalizing the status of undocumented workers already living in this country.

Rasmussen Reports

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/64_say_border_control_top_immigration_priority

63% Say Border Control Is Top Immigration Priority

Support Tougher Enforcement - Wednesday, March 16, 2011

63% of Americans feel that securing the border is more important than providing amnesty for the nation's illegal aliens.

Rasmussen Reports

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/immigration/63_say_border_control_is_top_immigration_priority

Illegal Immigration Ranks 5th Among Concerns for Americans

Support Tougher Enforcement - Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The top problems survey participants named as the most important facing the country were the economy; unemployment/jobs; healthcare-related issues; federal government/politics; immigration/illegal aliens; federal budget deficit/debt; lack of money; terrorism, moral/ethics issues, national security, environment and the war in Iraq.

Gallup Poll

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2010/05/12/Poll-Economy-unemployment-top-problems/UPI-59331273677863/

Broad Support for Arizona's SB1070

Support Tougher Enforcement - Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A new Pew Research poll reveals that the majority of Americans support most of the provisions offered in Arizona's new immigration enforcement law. Seventy-three percent of Americans believe that individuals should carry proof of legal status, 67% support police being able to detain an individual that can't prove legal status, 62% support police questioning an individual they suspect to be in the country illegally, and 59% support the Arizona law.

Pew Research Center

http://people-press.org/report/613/arizona-immigration-law

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