Illegal Immigrants And Citizenship

Illegal Immigrants And Citizenship

There are 1 comment on the CBS Local story from Jan 23, 2013, titled Illegal Immigrants And Citizenship. In it, CBS Local reports that:

KDKA's Robert Mangino speaks with the National Media Director for FAIR Ira Mehlman about the recent poll.

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Since: Apr 10

Houston, TX

#1 Jan 25, 2013
This is a lie. Let's a straight up poll. Do you want illegal aliens to become American citizens, No!!!

"59% of likely voters believe that the “policies and practices of the federal government encourage illegal immigration.” Only 23% disagree (Rasmussen, September 2011).
72% of likely voters believe parents should be required to prove they are legal residents when registering their child for public school; only 21% oppose such a requirement. Only 32% believe that children of illegal aliens should be allowed to attend public school in the U.S., opposed to 53% who disagree (Rasmussen, August 2011).
81% of likely voters oppose granting in-state tuition to illegal aliens in their state, with 12% supporting tuition breaks for illegal aliens (Rasmussen, August 2011).
66% of likely voters say that gaining control of the border is more important than amnesty for illegal aliens. Only 27% believe amnesty is more important (Rasmussen, July 2011).
43% of Americans believe that immigration to the U.S. should be decreased, 35% believe that it should be remain at its present level, while only 18% believe that it should be increased (Gallup, June 2011).
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60% of likely voters believe that the "policies and practices" of the federal government encourages illegal immigration (Rasmussen, May 2011).
Only 30% of likely voters say that the U.S. border with Mexico is secure; 64% say that the border is not secure (Rasmussen, May 2011).
59% of likely U.S. voters favor cutting off federal funds to sanctuary cities, with just 28% opposed (Rasmussen, May 2011).
61% of likely American voters "believe that a child born in the United States to a woman who is here illegally should not automatically become a U.S. citizen" (Rasmussen, April 2011).
61% of American adults believe that there would be less poverty in the United States if immigration laws were enforced. Only 19% disagree (Rasmussen, April 2011).
67% of likely U.S. voters believe law enforcement officers should check immigration status during traffic stops (Rasmussen, March 2011).
66% of likely U.S. voters support strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants (Rasmussen, March 2011).
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67% of likely U.S. voters believe that states should enforce immigration laws if the federal government fails to do so (Rasmussen, February 2011).
54% of likely voters oppose the DREAM Act, compared to 38% who support its passage (Pulse, November 2010).
U.S. registered voters support stricter enforcement of immigration law over "integrating illegal immigrants into American society" 68% to 24%(Quinnipiac, September 2010).
Americans oppose, 58% to 34%, granting automatic citizenship to a child born in the U.S. to an illegal immigrant (Rasmussen, August 2010).
Two major polling firms asked Americans to rate President Obama's performance on a series of issues.
23% of likely voters rated Obama's performance on immigration as positive, while 74% rated his performance negative, including 58% who rated his performance poor (Zogby, August 2010).
Only 29% of U.S. adults approved of President Obama's handling of immigration compared to 62% who disapproved (Gallup, August 2010)."

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