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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Friday, June 27, 2014

A Plurality of Americans Want to Decrease Immigration

Immigration is not going to be a winning issue for Democrats this year.  Gallup reports:
While illegal immigration typically dominates debates over immigration policy, the issue of legal immigration came to the forefront in the recent Virginia Republican primary when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was soundly defeated by Tea Party favorite Dave Brat. Brat highlighted Cantor's support for expanding visas for skilled immigrants in his blistering charge that Cantor is soft on immigration. Brat's case may have been a fairly easy one to make, as new Gallup polling finds fewer than one in four Americans favor increased immigration.
 Should Immigration Increase, Decrease, or Stay at Current Levels