Voters Still Question Whether Most Immigrants Want the American Dream
Voters remain overwhelmingly positive about immigrants who work hard to support their families but also still wonder whether that is usually the case these days.
Eighty percent (80%) of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable opinion of immigrants who come to the United States to work hard, support their families and pursue the American Dream, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s the highest finding in regular tracking since May 2013, up from 77% in February and 71% last November. Just 11% have an unfavorable opinion of such immigrants. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 952 Likely Voters was conducted on May 27-28, 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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