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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Polarization and Immigration


Republicans and Democrats have never been further apart in their views of immigrants than they are currently. Democrats and those who lean to the Democratic Party overwhelmingly say immigrants are a strength to the nation (83% say this); just 11% say immigrants burden the United States. Among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, 38% say immigrants strengthen the country, while nearly half (49%) say they burden it.
 Partisan gap in views of immigrants as wide as at any point in at least 25 years