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Why Dems did a 180 on illegal immigration, border security
What happened to the democratic party since 2006? In a word, politics.
To support the voters continue to be, a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants currently living in the United States, although support has fallen since February. And while the majorities remain concerned about some aspects related to illegal Migration, the voters are always less of a worry to you, according to the latest Fox News poll.
The main of the voters in terms of illegal immigration, the possible migration of uncle Sam: concern, 69 percent are “very” or “somewhat” worried about it overloading government programs. This is down from 79 percent in July 2015 and a height of 87 percent in April 2006. Other aspects include the possibility of illegal immigration lead to an increase in crime (59 percent) and terrorism (55 percent), and take away jobs from the citizens (50 percent), but each of these problems saw a double-digit decline for the year 2015 as well.
“Change the culture of the country” was the least of voters’ concerns, with 47 percent “very” or “somewhat” concerned, which is relatively unchanged from 46 percent in 2015.
READ THE FULL SURVEY RESULTS.
In addition, the six-almost-in-ten voters (58 percent) favor allowing illegal immigrants to remain in the country and, finally, the qualifications for citizenship (32 percent disagree). While the felt down from a record 65 percent, in February, it’s still a significant change from the split recorded in October 2014 (46% in favor vs. 44% disagree).
The biggest changes in support since February come from black voters (-14), southerners (-12) and Democrats (-10).
President Trump’s approval rating on immigration is still in the negative range (39 percent approve vs. 57 percent disapprove). This corresponds to its record low, recorded in September 2017. Last month, it was 43-55 per cent.
Trump comes you authorize better at dealing with border security: 44 percent, while 51 percent oppose it.
Immigration is an important issue for the voters in the elections of 2018, but not the most important question. While 47 percent say immigration is “extremely” important to their vote, it trails health care (56 percent very important), which party controls the house (54 percent), the economy (53 percent), and the President of Trump (48 percent).
And when asked, choose the “most” important issue of their vote, only 10 percent say that the immigration. The economy (18 percent), health care (18 percent), the party of the house (14 percent), and the President of Trump (13 percent) controls a higher rank.
Border protection comes in last place on both measures, with 42 per cent say that it is to say “extremely” important to their vote, and only 5 per cent, it is the “most” important in voting this November.
Voters, the prioritization of immigration are more likely to back the Republican candidate in your constituency in this fall, by 22 points, while health-voters prefer the Democratic candidate, 42.
The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,009 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from August 19-21, 2018. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.