Americans Overwhelmingly Support Immigration Enforcement
...and a crackdown on employers.
Some highlights from a nationwide poll conducted Monday night:
National Immigration Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted June 18, 2007 by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC
2* Roughly 95% of illegal immigration occurs at our southern border. Should securing this border be accomplished before trying to legalize unlawful aliens and before creating a guest worker program, or should they all be attempted at the same time?
62% Before legalization or guest worker programs are begun
27% All should be attempted at the same time
11% Not sure
8* Should employers who repeatedly and knowingly employ illegal aliens be subject to jail time in addition to stiff fines?
7% Not sure
13* Would you support mandatory, tamper-proof ID cards for all non-citizens seeking to work in the United States?
6% Not sure
14* If an illegal alien entered the US prior to 2007, should we offer them permanent legal resident status if they pay $5,000, pass a thorough background check and agree they will not be able to become a US citizen?
17% Not sure
15* If an illegal alien becomes a legal US resident, should their relatives in the home country get preferential treatment if they apply for US residency?
10% Not sure
Watch out, fat cats.
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