Immigration Facts

National Post-Election Survey 2014

The Polling Company, Inc.

on behalf of

The Federation for American Immigration Reform

National Post-Election Survey 806 Actual Voters

TOPLINE DATA

 

Field Date: November 4, 2014

Margin of Error: ±3.5%

 

1. How important were the candidates’ positions on immigration when deciding whom to vote for in this election? 

78%           TOTAL VERY/SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT (NET)

37%           VERY IMPORTANT

41%           SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT 

19%           NOT AT ALL IMPORTANT

   2%           DO NOT KNOW

  *               REFUSED 

2. As you may know, President Obama said he will act on his own before the end of the year to grant legal status and work authorization to an estimated 5 to 8 million illegal immigrants. One way to prevent the President from acting on his own, without authorization from Congress, is for your Representatives to prevent funding for such a program.  Do you support or oppose a law that would prevent President Obama from using federal funds to legalize an estimated 5 to 8 million illegal immigrants? (PROBED: And would that be STRONGLY or SOMEWHAT support/oppose?) 

56%           TOTAL SUPPORT (NET)

47%           STRONGLY SUPPORT

  9%           SOMEWHAT SUPPORT 

38%           TOTAL OPPOSE (NET)

  9%           SOMEWHAT OPPOSE

29%           STRONGLY OPPOSE 

  6%           DO NOT KNOW/CANNOT JUDGE

  *               REFUSED