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Poll: 68 Percent Say Secure the Border First, Then Make Other Immigration Changes

wdwrkr Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 12:10 PM
To all pols: the issues of securing our border, and, status of illegal aliens are separate issues that should not be linked. Our borders can (and should) be secured regardless of how we determine final status of persons in US illegally. We should separate these issues and proceed immediately with stringent border security. It is a total shame and disgrace that some of our politicians will not secure our borders until they can get amnesty for persons who entered our country illegally. Further, with millions of Americans unemployed, how can we continue to allow people to enter US illegally and undercut Americans for jobs?

The latest Fox News poll on immigration is a fount of interesting -- and seemingly contradictory -- political data.  Let's dig in.  First thing's first:

Border security is another aspect of this issue, and opinions are changing. Nearly twice as many voters say border security is at the right level today (32 percent) as said so in 2010 (18 percent). Still, the poll finds 60 percent of voters think it is not strict enough, and another 68 percent want new border security measures to be completed before changes to immigration policies. Republicans (75 percent) are...