Home > Resources > Public Opinion Polls > Oppose Rewards for Illegal Migration > 71% of Likely Voters in New Mexico Oppose Immigrant Licenses

71% of Likely Voters in New Mexico Oppose Immigrant Licenses

 

71% of Likely Voters in New Mexico Oppose Immigrant Licenses

Polls Oppose Rewards for Illegal Migration - Thursday, September 13, 2012

A poll commissioned by The Albuquerque Journal and conducted by Research and Polling Inc. found that three-fourths of New Mexico voters oppose a state law that allows illegal immigrants to obtain drivers' licenses.

71 percent of the state's likely voters, across ethnic and party lines, are against the 2003 state law that gives illegal immigrants fivers licenses, 21 percent say they support the practice while 8 percent are undecided.

The poll found that a majority of whites and Latinos, as well as voters in every region of the state, opposed the law.

Among voters who identified themselves as Hispanic, 62 percent said they were opposed to the law allowing driver's licenses for illegal immigrants, 34 percent said they supported the law and 8 percent were undecided. 

The new Journal Poll was conducted Sept. 3-6 by Research & Polling Inc.  

By The Albuquerque Journal

http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/ap/legislative/poll-71-percent-in-nm-oppose-immigrant-licenses/nR8q9/