Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Poll Watch: Bloomberg/Selzer & Co. Survey on Obama Immigration Policy

Bloomberg/Selzer Poll on President Obama's Immigration Policy

President Obama announced that the U.S. would halt the deportation of some illegal immigrants if they came here before age 16, have been in the country for five years, have no criminal record, are in school or have a high school diploma or have been honorably discharged from the military. Do you agree or disagree with this new policy?
  • Agree 64%
  • Disagree 30%
  • Not sure 6%
Among Independents
  • Agree 66%
  • Disagree 26%
National survey of 734 likely voters was conducted June 15-18, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 3.6 percentage points.

Inside the numbers:
A majority -- 56 percent -- of likely Republican voters opposed the decision, while almost nine in 10, or 86 percent, of Democrats supported it.

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