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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Senate Immigration Reform Bill Gets a Thumbs Down From Voters

According to the latest Rasmussen poll (conducted May 29), only 26% of American voters favor passage of the Senate immigration reform bill. Unaffiliated voters are now more opposed to the bill than either Republicans or Democrats.

  • 81% of American voters are closely following news stories about the issue.

    75% want the Senate immigration reform bill to increase border security measures and reduce illegal immigration.

    74% do not believe illegal immigration will decline if the Senate bill is passed.

    68% believe it is possible to reduce illegal immigration

    66% believe it doesn't make sense to debate new immigration laws until we can first control our borders and enforce existing laws.

    57% of unaffiliated voters oppose the Senate immigration bill

    41% believe the Senate bill will actually lead to an increase in illegal immigration.

    29% would “make it easier for illegal immigrants to stay in the country and eventually become citizens.”

    16% believe illegal immigration will decline if the Senate bill is passed

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2 Comments:

At 12:38 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

More fallout if it passes: A class action suit for a blue or green card from all of those who were turned down for tourist, student, fiance, work or marriage visa at the US embassy in their home country. If those who did it illegally got a visa, then those who went through the proper channels and were turned down will now have legal precedent on their side.

 
At 12:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

More fallout if it passes: A class action suit for a blue or green card from all of those who were turned down for tourist, student, fiance, work or marriage visa at the US embassy in their home country. If those who did it illegally got a visa, then those who went through the proper channels and were turned down will now have legal precedent on their side.

 

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