Local Impact of Illegal Immigration Mostly Bad, Voters Say
In communities affected by recent illegal immigration, voters believe the impact on schools, health care and employment has been mainly negative.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 37% of Likely U.S. Voters think recent illegal immigration has made their local schools worse, compared to just nine percent (9%) who say it’s made local schools better. Thirty-nine percent (39%) believe recent illegal immigration has not had much impact on their local schools. Another 15% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 13-15, 2023 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.
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