Toplines - Rasmussen Reports & NumbersUSA: Immigration - March 8-9, 2021
National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters
Conducted March 8-9,
By Rasmussen Reports and NumbersUSA
1* Regarding the growing number of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, how concerned are you about the government's ability to handle them while meeting Covid-19 protocols?
48% Very concerned
25% Somewhat concerned
18% Not very concerned
7% Not at all concerned
1% Not sure
2* Congress is considering legislation to give lifetime work permits and a path to citizenship for an estimated five million illegal immigrants. Do you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose this legalization?
22% Strongly support legalization
23% Somewhat support legalization
16% Somewhat oppose legalization
35% Strongly oppose legalization
4% Not sure
3* If Congress does decide to legalize those illegal immigrants, should the legalization include a mandate for all employers to use the federal E-Verify system to keep U.S. jobs away from future illegal immigrants?
61% Yes, include mandatory E-Verify
21% No, don't include mandatory E-Verify
19% Not sure
4* If illegal immigrants are given legal status, should they get permanent work permits and a path to citizenship before E-Verify has been fully implemented or only after E-Verify has been fully implemented?
29% Before E-Verify is fully implemented
55% Only after E-Verify is fully implemented
15% Not sure
5* For any illegal immigrants who get legal status, should they be allowed to send only for a spouse and minor children, or do you favor them also eventually bringing in other adult relatives in a process that can include extended family and spouses' families?
66% You favor allowing only a spouse and minor children
22% You favor also eventually bringing in other adult relatives in a process that can include extended family and their spouses' families
12% Not sure
6* How long should any illegal immigrant have lived in the United States to qualify for lifetime work permits and path to citizenship:
20% More than twenty years
21% Ten years
24% Five years
8% Since Jan. 1 of this year
16% No amount of time qualifies
11% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence