Friday, October 09, 2015
Voters may have mixed opinions about the number of refugees the government should allow to resettle in the United States, but most are concerned that taking in a large number of Syrians poses a security threat.
The first Full Measure-Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters believe giving thousands of Syrians asylum will make America a more dangerous place. Just seven percent (7%) think bringing in that many refugees from the war-torn country will make America safer, while 25% say it will have no impact on national security. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Rasmussen Reports partnered with Sinclair Broadcasting Group on this survey featured on Sharyl Attkisson’s new program “Full Measure” which debuted last Sunday. Tune in to “Full Measure” with Sharyl Attkisson, featuring “Full Measure-Rasmussen Reports” polling.
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 28-29, 2015 by Full Measure-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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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