A Pulse Opinion Research poll sponsored by NumbersUSA of 1,000 Evangelical likely voters found that 57% feel the federal government has very little or no moral responsibility to issue work permits to illegal aliens, but 74% feel the federal government has a lot or some moral responsibility to have an immigration policy that protects unemployed and low-wage workers from foreign worker competition.
How much moral responsibility do you feel any nation's government has to help protect the ability of settled illegal immigrants to hold a job and support their families without fear of deportation: a lot, some, very little or none?
12% A lot
28% Very little
8% Not sure
36% A Lot or Some
57% None or Very Little
How much moral responsibility do you feel any nation's government has to adopt immigration policies to protect its own unemployed or low-wage workers from having to compete with foreign workers for jobs: A lot, some, very little or none?
49% A lot
13% Very little
8% Not sure
74% A Lot or Some
19% None or Very Little
If the U.S. government were to offer some kind of legalization to any group of illegal immigrants, should they be given work permits in the first year or only after Congress certifies that all promises on border, interior and workplace enforcement are fully implemented?
16% Work permits during the first year before new enforcement
65% Work permits only after Congress certifies full implementation of all border, interior and workplace enforcement
18% Not sure