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NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by Hart Research Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R). Nov. 14-17, 2014

As you may know, executive orders are actions taken by a president that can put some regulations into effect that do not require Congressional approval. President Obama has said that by the end of the year, he intends to take executive action on immigration. His executive action would stay in place unless or until Congress passed immigration reform legislation to take its place. Do you approve or disapprove of the president taking executive action on immigration, or do you not know enough to have an opinion at this time?" If unsure: "And, I know you said you do not know enough to have an opinion, but if you had to choose do you lean more toward approving or disapproving of the president taking executive action on immigration?"

Approve: 32%

Lean Approve: 6%

Lean Disapprove: 6%

Disapprove: 42%

Unsure: 14%

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