Alabama Poll Data
Pulse Opinion Poll of Alabama Likely Voters on Illegal Immigration and HB56, March 6, 2012
- 63 % of Alabama voters believe that illegal immigration has a negative impact on the state.
- 75% support HB56, Alabama’s immigration enforcement law.
- 59% believe that HB56 will free up jobs for legal Alabama workers while only 18% believe that the law will harm the state’s economy.
- 66% reject the idea that HB556 will lead to racial profiling.
- 62% oppose the Obama Administration’s lawsuit against Alabama to prevent the implementation of HB56.
Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?
The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?
A Rasmussen Report poll conducted 500 Likely Voters in Alabama on November 14th found:
- 82% oppose granting drivers’ licenses to illegal aliens.
- 81% say that when police officers pull someone over for a traffic violation, they should routinely check to see if that person is in the country legally.
- 78% believe that if an illegal immigrant is discovered in this manner, they should be deported.
A January 2005 poll of 1,018 Alabamians conducted by Auburn University’s Center for Governmental Services found
- “58% agreed that guest immigrant workers take jobs away from Americans and 55% disagreed that immigrants bring needed skills to the state. (“Survey: State opposed to immigration,” The Birmingham News, January 13, 2005)