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Toplines - Arizona Immigration Law - July 28-29, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 28-29, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed news reports about Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

    52% Very closely
32% Somewhat closely
12% Not very closely

      2% Not at all

      2% Not sure

 

2* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state.  Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

       59% Favor

       32% Oppose
         9% Not sure

 

3* A federal judge has blocked the implementation of the Arizona immigration law until all the legal challenges are decided in court. Do you agree or disagree with the judge’s decision?

 

    39% Agree
50% Disagree
12% Not sure

 

4* Which is the better approach to dealing with illegal immigration—allowing individual states to act on their own to enforce immigration laws or relying upon the federal government to enforce immigration laws?

 

    53% Allowing individual states to act on their own to enforce immigration laws

    41% Relying on the federal government to enforce immigration laws
  6% Not sure

 

5* How concerned are you that efforts to identify and deport illegal immigrants will also end up violating the civil rights of some U.S. citizens?

 

    30% Very concerned

    24% Somewhat concerned

    30% Not very concerned

    15% Not at all concerned

      2% Not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence