National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted January 17-18, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* In terms of immigration legislation, which is more important - gaining control of the border or legalizing the status of undocumented workers already living in the United States?
2* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals, and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?
3* In thinking about the immigration issue, would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on landlords who rent or sell property to illegal immigrants?
4* Would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants?
5* If a police officer pulls someone over for a traffic violation, should the officer automatically check to see if that person is in the country legally?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence