Toplines - Immigration - July 7, 2010
National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 6-7, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* In terms of how you will vote for Congress this November, how important is the issue of immigration?
31% Somewhat important
9% Not very important
3% Not at all important
2% Not sure
2* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?
11% Not sure
3* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court? Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?
16% Not sure
4* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?
15% Not sure
5* When it comes to immigration reform, which is more important… gaining control of the border or legalizing the status of undocumented workers already living in the United States?
68% Gaining control of the border
24% Legalizing the status of undocumented workers
7% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence