This survey investigates public attitudes about immigrants and immigration reform in the U.S. The survey gauges perceptions about the functioning of the immigration system, levels of support for immigration reform policies, and perceptions of immigrants’ influence on the economy and the job market. Additional questions focus on discrepancies in public attitudes between illegal and legal immigrants, the moral implications of immigration, and Congress’ ability to handle immigration reform during the economic downturn.
Sample: Nationally representative adult (18+) living in the United States
Total Respondents: 1,201
Data Collected: March 5-11, 2010