Skip to comments.Poll: Citizenship support slips (Immigration reform)
Posted on 05/02/2013 5:23:10 AM PDT by cotton1706
Support for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants has declined from last month, a new poll found.
Fifty-two percent of Americans backing granting illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, compared with the 59 percent who supported such action in an April 4 poll, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday. Eleven percent think they should stay but not be granted citizenship, and 30 percent think they should not be able to stay. The rest were unsure or didnt answer.
Among Republicans, 36 percent think they should be allowed to stay and eventually apply for citizenship; 15 percent think they should stay but not be granted citizenship; and 42 percent think they shouldnt be able to stay. Among Democrats, 69 percent think they should stay and be granted citizenship; 8 percent think they should stay but not be granted citizenship; and 18 percent think they shouldnt stay. The rest are undecided or didnt answer.
An increase of voters think that illegal immigrants should be required to leave the country 30 percent of Americans think they should leave, a 5 percentage point increase from the 25 percent who thought so earlier this month.
Meanwhile, the recent Boston Marathon bombings have influenced some voters opinions about immigration, Quinnipiac found. Twenty-two percent of voters think that creating a pathway to citizenship would increase the likelihood of terrorism. Sixty-six percent say it wouldnt make a difference.
Quinnipiac didnt poll on potential GOP candidates in this particular poll. Quinnipiac polled 1,471 registered voters between April 25 and April 29, and it has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.6 percentage points.
Maybe this is the reason Pat Leahy all of a sudden introduced an amendment to try to get the gays on board.
The citizens opinions or desires matter not. Obama & his ilk will, can & ARE doing as they please.
“Obama & his ilk will, can & ARE doing as they please.”
Yes they will. But wavering senators will take a glance at this and say “no way!” And it gives more ammo in the House to carefully deliberate in committee and break up the senate bill.
They want one “comprehensive” bill that they can force through fast and in one vote. Several votes will kill them!
POISONOUS ETHNIC SOLIDARITY Crucial facts about "immigraton reform" make it anathema to Americans disgusted w/ the us-against-them nature of "ethnic solidarity".......coupled w/ the shock of the tax-financed Boston Marathon Bombing.
Stupid, derranged, vote-crazed pols just can't stop sucking-up.
<><> Residents are up in arms---the Mass government was caught red-handed financing "ethnic solidarity"---in the form of massive tax-funded welfare benefits to the bomber family.
<><> It's an outrage that the Chechneyan bomber family pocketed $100,000 from a host of local/state/federal giveaways---appears pols sucked-up bigtime, anxious to finance "ethnic solidarity."
<><> The stupidest Mayor in Amerca---Boston's Menino---was prostrate in obeisance---actually gave Islamics a $2 million piece of land for $170,000 to build the notorious Boston mosque (where the bombers worshipped).
<><> Americans see the handwriting on the wall---Obomba made a dirty deal w/ Mexico to export food stamps across the border....even without "reform".
<><> THE GIMME ZOMBIES The latino lobbyists who wrote the Schumer-Rubio "immigration reform" bill demanded "ethnic solidarity"---includes "slush funds" amounting to $150 million tax dollars to latino-centric groups like La Raza, which advocates bloody, violent uprisings against Americans.
Yes, we need to do everything we can to kill this “comprehensive” disaster in the making. The status quo is far better an option. Keep those here illegally in the shadows for all I care, because, someday, real enforcement will be back en vogue.
He shouldnt have been on TV and speeches making false claims about his amnesty bill to get conservative support for it.
Not a peep from him about those loopholes that allow HIS dreamers to get tax paid gubmt benefits.
Obama’s committing the same sin that GWB did eight years ago : arrogance in the months after his re-election about his own superiority and power to make congress do his bidding, because it looks like events are unfolding to make him an immediate lame duck.
The bombing has derailed the Obama legacy train.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FIESTA
The tax-financed Boston bombing has derailed the Obama legacy train.
Events are unfolding to turn Rubio into a full-fledged lame duck.
If his plan was to really take credit for getting a huge immigration bill passed though congress and signed by O, then use that to run for POTUS, it was a very risky plan.
On the Morning Joe they were admitting that immigration looks like the next ‘sure thing’ to fail.
However we decide to resolve the status of those presently residing here illegally, we would be making a GRAVE MISTAKE to ever allow them the right to vote.
I think this immigration bill will succeed, maybe not in its full current version, but some of it will fly, the rest will happen bit by bit, piece by piece, over a period of a few years.
Just like gun control, it will not go away, until they get it all.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FIESTA The little Rube is now reduced to telling us he wasn’t “duped.”
Reform is the next “sure thing” to fail.....aaaahhhh, sweet music to my ears.
Rubio is like the guy who slips on a banana peel, falls flat on his back then tries to save face by saying, “Hey, I meant to do that”.
Pathetic isn’t it?
Rubio is deader than the proverbial doornail at the present. However the little Rube CAN reedeem himself (evil laugh).
All he has to do is name names---name the latino lobbyists who wrote this treasonous bill---name the latinos who cunningly connived to force the "poison of ethnic solidarity" into our laws.
Rube needs to name names...who got paid to endanger Americans, and to destroy our culture, forcing the poison of ethnic solidarity down our throats.
ALL FOR THEM---NOTHING FOR US We need names so Americans can prosecute and imprison latino lobbyists who wrote the Schumer-Rubio "immigration reform" bill---that includes:
<><> "slush funds" amounting to $150 million tax dollars to latino-centric groups like La Raza, which advocates bloody, violent uprisings agaiinst Americans.
<><> Grants amnesty to drug lords,criminals and gang members;
<><> Does not require amnestied illegal aliens to pay back-taxes;
<><> Does not require amnestied illegals who will be voting to learn English;
<><> Allows illegal aliens to sue the government for amnesty;
<><> Allows the ethnic solidarity bunch to sue to prevent enforcement measures from taking place before illegal aliens can receive green cards;
<><> Requires taxpayers to foot the bill for illegals to fight deportation.
<><> Requires nno penalties for the thousands of illegals w/ forged/faked multiplte identities.
<><> Allows illegals to slobber at the public trough under several identities.......sending US tax dollars back to their homelands.
What a guy... pos traitor.
He was disgusting on hannity.
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