National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted May 7, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about so-called sanctuary cities?
2* In sanctuary cities, some illegal immigrants are not turned over to federal immigration authorities unless they are convicted of committing a felony crime. Do you favor or oppose the creation of sanctuary cities?
3* The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to take legal action against cities that offer illegal immigrants various forms of sanctuary. Should the Justice Department take legal action against cities that provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants?
4* A proposal has been made to stop all federal funding for sanctuary cities. Should the federal government cut off funds to cities that provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants?
5* How likely is Congress to agree to cut off funds to cities that provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence