54% Believe Federal Government Encourages Illegal Immigration
Most voters still believe the federal government encourages people to enter the United States illegally.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 54% of Likely U.S. voters feel the policies and practices of the federal government encourage illegal immigration. Twenty-two percent (22%) disagree, but just as many (23%) are not sure.
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 7-8, 2013 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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