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Poll indicates support for immigration reform
Politico ^ | 11/7/13 | SEUNG MIN KIM

Posted on 11/07/2013 11:30:00 AM PST by jimbo123

A new poll being released later Thursday could send a warning to politicians nationwide: Oppose immigration reform at your peril.

The results from the survey, sponsored by a trio of GOP-friendly groups and provided to POLITICO in advance, indicate that voters will be warmer toward politicians who favor immigration reform, an effort that faces an uphill battle in the Republican-led House.

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Organizations that put together the poll includes Spies’s group (Republicans for Immigration Reform), as well as the Partnership for a New American Economy, the pro-reform coalition headed up by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Compete America, a tech-industry coalition backing reform.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bloomberg; cheaplaborlobby; h1b; hastertrule; india; mexico; rinos4cheaplabor

1 posted on 11/07/2013 11:30:00 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Intensity of support matters. If 20% of the voters will vote against you if you support immigration reform, the wishy-washy guys who would kind of like immigration reform if it’s not too much trouble won’t save you.


2 posted on 11/07/2013 11:33:30 AM PST by proxy_user
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To: jimbo123

Yeah, just like the polls that said TMac was going to crush Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia by double digits.


3 posted on 11/07/2013 11:35:01 AM PST by 103198 (It's the metadata stupid...)
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To: jimbo123
people around here adamantly don't favor any amnesty for illegals.

they do favor a temporary farm worker program that provides for the temps going home after the work season ends.

and they do want the borders sealed.

4 posted on 11/07/2013 11:36:21 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: jimbo123

Another poll says all of America like sugar cookies. It doesn’t mean they will get them, however.

Despite Seung Kim’s cheerleading, immigration ‘reform’ is where it was in 2007 which is why both parties jawbone it but know better than to act on it.


5 posted on 11/07/2013 11:36:48 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta and Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: jimbo123

And a poll of the supreme Court justices provided us with the right to kill our own children. So what. what does the constitution provide.

Are we a mob rule nation? Or a nation of rules based on natural law?

No Amnesty.


6 posted on 11/07/2013 11:36:54 AM PST by stanne
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To: jimbo123

Who are they polling? Illegals?


7 posted on 11/07/2013 11:37:07 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: jimbo123

Someone with the know-how needs to start exposing who is commissioning these polls. They’re not random samplings, someone is footing the bill.


8 posted on 11/07/2013 11:37:16 AM PST by Kenny
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To: jimbo123

It’s dead, Jim.


9 posted on 11/07/2013 11:37:18 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: jimbo123

B/S!! No amnesty!!


10 posted on 11/07/2013 11:37:20 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: jimbo123

For the last 40 years, the Party of Government (both Democrat wing and Republican wing) has done all it can to replace American voters with Mexicans.


11 posted on 11/07/2013 11:37:49 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: jimbo123
...sponsored by a trio of GOP-friendly groups and provided to POLITICO in advance....

No agendas here, nothing to be suspicious about. Seems all good, true and above-board. Just some anonymous but honest RINOs are teaming up with their good friends at Politico to help the nation out of bind, and showing what selfless public servants are all about.

12 posted on 11/07/2013 11:38:19 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: jimbo123

Let’s put them in Bloomin Idiots and Facebook punk’s neighborhoods (to live, not to clean their toilets)

And see how much enthusiasm the hypocrite elites have


13 posted on 11/07/2013 11:39:17 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat ("I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it,")
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To: jimbo123

So three push polls... conducted by three pro amnesty GOP groups... published by Politico... Equals Bogus!


14 posted on 11/07/2013 11:40:14 AM PST by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: jimbo123

Everyone is for “Reform”, who wouldn’t be?
It’s Open-Borders AMNESTY they are against.
Wording means everything.

The libs are being told we are against IMMIGRATION.
We aren’t, we are against ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION. Be sure to ask them if they know the difference.


15 posted on 11/07/2013 11:40:59 AM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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16 posted on 11/07/2013 11:41:05 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: jimbo123
They didn't poll ME.
You want to be a citizen? Then follow the LAW. . . . .
You want to come here and work, then go back to Mexico? Then get a GREEN CARD.
That's my stand on Immigration Reform.
17 posted on 11/07/2013 11:42:50 AM PST by DeaconRed (ZERO Is a stone cold Liar. Period.)
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To: jimbo123

This is great! The gop is dumb enough and unprincipled enough to go for this - which means it will die that much quicker!!

DIE RINO party, DIE!!!


18 posted on 11/07/2013 11:44:37 AM PST by GilesB
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19 posted on 11/07/2013 11:44:56 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: jimbo123

The poll was conducted in a Home Depot parking lot.


20 posted on 11/07/2013 11:46:02 AM PST by kik5150
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To: jimbo123

Hey, what the heck, I’m in favor of immigration reform myself. We start by building a wall...


21 posted on 11/07/2013 11:46:18 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: elpadre

We had a workable temporary farm worker program in Kalifornia 50+ years ago that worked well. It can be done when there is the political will to do so.


22 posted on 11/07/2013 11:46:46 AM PST by CPO retired
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To: kik5150

The poll was given to only people who didn’t know the definition of immigration or reform.


23 posted on 11/07/2013 11:47:32 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: jimbo123

America now thanks to immigration has the highest poverty rates ever and California, due to its sanctuary cities has the highest in the nation.


24 posted on 11/07/2013 11:52:31 AM PST by edcoil (System now set up not to allow some to win but for no one to lose!)
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To: jimbo123

That might be true, if you consider closing the border and expelling all illegal aliens to be immigration reform—which I do.


25 posted on 11/07/2013 11:52:41 AM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: jimbo123

so lets see here; costs at the super market are going up, cost for energy are going up, jobs suck these days and everyone’s health insurance premiums have increased anywhere from 15%-50% the past three years....but people are going to the polls with immigration reform on their minds...

they will do so if the GOP-e blow it- which i’m sure they will...


26 posted on 11/07/2013 11:52:50 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: jimbo123

Go back to china with your lies mister communist... we have legitimate polling that shows Americans want jobs for Americans and not for mexican invaders here illegally. Now FOAD chicom!


27 posted on 11/07/2013 11:53:34 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: jimbo123

A “Poll” from a partisan activist group is supposed to be trusted?


28 posted on 11/07/2013 11:54:31 AM PST by GeronL
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To: jimbo123

Want to bet this is the soros owned rasmussen poll... it still shows obama at 50% approval... leftist polling for leftists.


29 posted on 11/07/2013 11:55:28 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: jimbo123

Generically polling “immigration reform” will get you 90% support. The system is screwed-up and broken beyond belief.

That does not mean 90% support for throwing the door open to amnesty for illegals. If anything it means support for stricter enforcement and becoming more selective in exactly WHO we let into the country (and then not forcing them to spend seven years in Bureaucrat Hell once they’re here)


30 posted on 11/07/2013 11:56:28 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: jimbo123
Typical Politico--trying to MAKE news favorable to Dem agenda.

vaudine

31 posted on 11/07/2013 12:05:19 PM PST by vaudine
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To: jimbo123

A soft-invasion that further distorts the demographics and voting preferences. Remember all the fools who said they’d vote conservative and they went 75% for Barry?

All designed to overwhelm an already-highly-unemployed American system that has been bleeding jobs for years now.

The end result is a mathematical certainty.


32 posted on 11/07/2013 12:07:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: jimbo123
"¡Viva 'BamaCare!"


33 posted on 11/07/2013 12:20:34 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: jimbo123

If its not a poll of likely voters and likely GOP voters then forget about it. Dems are not going to vote republican for any reason. Independents and Republicans are all we should care about.

Bottom line is if you let 11 million (which really means 30 million counting the extended families that will come) illegals get citizenship and vote the GOP will never win another national election.


34 posted on 11/07/2013 12:22:42 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jimbo123
No they don't and those that do do because they don't know what is in it. This is just another attempt by the country club surrender monkeys to get the amnesty out of their own greed. I think it is time to make sure they start paying their damn taxes instead of helping them to get out of it. If people actually supported it there would be plenty of polls from the media saying so. Instead you don't see polls because they would show opposition.
35 posted on 11/07/2013 12:34:40 PM PST by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing Corksucker.)
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To: jimbo123
The poll is worthless. It's put together by RINO agitators.

 

Republicans for Immigration Reform

website: http://republicansforimmigrationreform.org/

Board of Directors

US Rep. Carlos Gutierrez (D-IL), Chairman
  • House Gang of Eight
The Honorable Spencer Abraham
Gov. Luis Furtuno, Puerto Rico
  • also board member of American Action Network
Mr. Fred Malek, Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group
  • Founder of American Action Network, Chairman of American Action Forum
Mr. Charlie Spies, Clark Hill PLC

Advisory Board

US Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL)
The Honorable Steve Preston
The Honorable Margaret Spellings
Mr. Edwin Wang, Accretive Capital

 

Partnership for a New American Economy

website: http://www.renewoureconomy.org/

Co-Chairs:

Bill Marriott, CEO & Chairman Marriott
Bob Iger, CEO & President Disney
Jim McNerney, CEO & Chairman Boeing
Julian Castro, Mayor San Antonio, Texas
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor New York, New York
Michael Nutter, Mayor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rupert Murdoch, CEO & Chairman Newscorp
Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft

 

The web of RINOs and Rats goes deeper....

 

Ever hear of FWD.US?

FWD.US was created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. He has joined with "key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform." (http://www.fwd.us/about_us)

Their list of supporters is a who's who of tech companies. (http://www.fwd.us/our_supporters)

Their team in Washington DC:

(http://www.fwd.us/washington_dc)

FWD.US has two subsidiary organizations, Americans for a Conservative Direction, and Council for American Job Growth. (http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/22211-has-zuckerberg-gone-conservative.html)

Americans for a Conservative Direction board members are:

(http://www.americansforaconservativedirection.com/#about)

In May FWD.us began running ads the immigration bill pushed by the so-called Senate “Gang of 8.” Politico reports that Americans for a Conservative Direction will spend over $1 million to push the ad in states including Texas, Florida, Iowa, and Kentucky. (http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/07/Republican-group-Facebook-immigration-bill)

Another group running ads is the American Action Network. The American Action Network was founded by Fred Malek, National Finance Committee co-chair of John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. AAN created the American Action Forum and the Hispanic Leadership Network. These groups share office space with the Karl Rove affiliated Crossroads GPS/American Crossroads.

These groups have overlapping leadership and membership.

 
American Action Network
American Action Forum
Hispanic Leadership Network
Former Senator Norm Coleman (MN)
Y
Y
 
    Chairman Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP Chairman, American Action Network    
Fred Malek
Y
Y
 
    Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group Founder, American Action Network Chairman, Forum Board  
Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL)
 
Y
Y
    President, Jeb Bush &  Assoc.      
Congressman Raúl Labrador (R-ID)    
Y
    House Gang of Eight      
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)    
Y
    House Gang of Eight      
Congressman Francisco Canseco (R-TX)    
Y
           

 

House Gang of Eight

John Carter (R-TX)
Diaz-Balart (R-FL)
Sam Johnson (R-TX)
Raul Labrador (R-ID)

Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
John Yarmuth (D-KY)

Texas Rep Francisco Canseco has a hidden relation to the House Gang of Eight, membership in the Hispanic Leadership Network.

The Hispanic Leadership Network developed the "Earned legal status", and "undocumented immigrant" talking points.

http://hispanicleadershipnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/HLN-Dos-and-Donts-of-Immigration-Reform-Mes-saging.pdf

http://hispanicleadershipnetwork.org/?page_id=15
http://americanactionnetwork.org/about
http://americanactionforum.org

36 posted on 11/07/2013 12:34:41 PM PST by Ray76
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To: CPO retired

I remember it well - it was that forming farm worker’s union that killed - by design.(can’t recall name of radical who caused so much trouble)


37 posted on 11/07/2013 12:43:23 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: tcrlaf

Darn straight. We get push poll phone calls all the time. I love the ones that give you Choices for answers. You can’t tell them what you think, you have to answer A, B, or C.

So, you are right, this poll probably asked “are you for any sort of immigration reform?” A: yes B: no C: Not sure.

Ask a poll pusher “can you explain that a bit more?” and you will usually get “I’m just asking the questions they give us, I can’t get into much detail, I would contact your congressman” or some such nonsense.


38 posted on 11/07/2013 12:45:13 PM PST by esoxmagnum ( Some hide in bunkers when there is trouble, others run towards the trouble.)
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To: Ray76

Great info!


39 posted on 11/07/2013 1:12:51 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I don’t think so. Who did they poll? The Log Cabin Republicans?


40 posted on 11/07/2013 1:29:38 PM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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Rand Paul’s immigration speech
03.19.13 | Hon Sen Rand Paul (KY)
Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg


...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let’s start that conversation by acknowledging we aren’t going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[but he’s not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]


41 posted on 11/07/2013 6:14:31 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: jimbo123

Yes, I wonder which open-border visa this one used to enter the country. Really. They screw up their own countries so horribly that they have to leave, and now they are here telling us how to screw up ours.


42 posted on 11/07/2013 6:33:16 PM PST by La Lydia
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