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Questions - Legal Immigrants - June 2-3, 2015

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National Survey of 954 Likely Voters
Conducted June 2-3, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Generally speaking, when done within the law, is immigration good for America or bad for America?

 

2* When thinking of all the immigrants who enter the United States in a typical year, are there more legal immigrants or illegal immigrants?

 

3* Suppose that the government actually secured the border and prevented illegal immigration. After that is accomplished, should the government increase the number of immigrants allowed to enter the country legally, decrease the number of immigrants allowed to enter legally or leave things unchanged?

 

4* Approximately how many immigrants legally enter the United States each year—100,000, 250,000, 500,000, one million, 2.5 million, 5 million, or more than 5 million?

 

5* In thinking about immigration policy, should the United States treat all potential immigrants equally or should the United States allow more immigrants from some countries than from others?

 

6* You had to make a choice, should the United States give preference to potential immigrants who are related to American citizens or should the United States give preference to those who could most help the U.S. economy?

 

7* Should the United States treat all potential immigrants equally or should the United States give preference to those with higher levels of education and better economic prospects?

 

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