A survey of 1,000 likely Illinois voters showed that the majority of voters oppose the bill in Congress that would give work permits to an estimated 7 million illegal alien workers.
Congress is considering a bill to give work permits to an estimated 7 million illegal immigrant workers. Do you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the work permits?
13% You strongly support work permits
24% Somewhat support
21% Somewhat oppose
40% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure
Do you believe less educated illegal immigrants compete with less-educated Americans for construction, manufacturing, hospitality and other service jobs?
16% Not sure
Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree that the United States is faced with labor shortages and needs more immigrant workers?
6% Strongly agree
17% Somewhat agree
27% Somewhat disagree
41% Strongly disagree
9% Not sure