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Questions - Immigration Reform - July 8-9, 2013

39% Favor Reform Plan That Cuts Future Illegal Immigration by Just 50%
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Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 8-9, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the immigration reform plan now before Congress?

2* A comprehensive immigration reform plan has been proposed that would secure the border and prevent future illegal immigration. As part of the plan, those who entered the country illegally but have otherwise obeyed the law would be given legal status to stay in the United States. If you knew that the border would really be secured to prevent future illegal immigration, would you favor or oppose this plan?

3* In terms of immigration legislation, which is more important - gaining control of the border or legalizing the status of undocumented workers already living in the United States?

4* A non-partisan report estimates that the reform plan passed by the Senate would reduce illegal immigration by 50%. Is it possible to reduce illegal immigration by more than 50%?

5* The immigration reform plan passed by the Senate would give legal status to those who have entered the country illegally and reduce future illegal immigration by 50%. Do you favor or oppose that plan?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence