40% Want Border States to Determine When Border is Secure
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
One of the sticking points in the ongoing congressional debate over immigration reform is who will determine if the border with Mexico is actually secure enough to prevent future illegal immigration.
Thirty-eight percent (38%) of Likely U.S. voters favor letting the federal Department of Homeland Security make that call. That’s the approach currently in the Senate immigration reform legislation.
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