Americans Think Illegals Are Taking Their Jobs
As the U.S. economy continues to stumble along, many Americans suspect they’re competing for jobs with the growing number of illegal immigrants in this country.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters believe illegal immigrants are taking jobs away from U.S. citizens. Thirty-nine percent (39%) disagree, but 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 9-10, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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