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Red Wave: A record high 75% of America wants to drastically cut immigration

https://news.gallup.com/poll/235793/record-high-americans-sa...
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  08/10/18
Depends on how the question is worded. The title is true ...
lawman8
  08/10/18
precisely
michael doodikoff
  08/10/18
it makes no difference how it's worded. THEY. HAVE. TO. GO. ...
nopayenogain
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ESL TM..,..;;.
  08/10/18
39% say immigration should be kept at present level, 28% say...
Boichester United
  08/10/18
immigration can be good, but we need less illiterate laborer...
top-law-schools
  08/10/18
Well yeah, but you're not going to get a meaningful poll res...
Boichester United
  08/10/18
"Like, does that mean on net, at current levels?" ...
LathamTouchedMe
  08/10/18
Yes.
Boichester United
  08/10/18
Why would people from developed asian or euro countries want...
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  08/10/18
Trumpmos are not against immigration per se. They're against...
hero radies
  08/10/18
I am.
gibberish
  08/10/18
Get real, a lot of them hate H1Bs
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  08/10/18
Yes. I was simply using them as a point of comparison to the...
hero radies
  08/10/18
a lot of libs hate them too
""""''
  08/10/18
People are seeing through this sleight of hand more and more...
fiasco
  08/10/18
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crazy pills
  08/10/18
Polls are basically garbage and more about enforcing a narra...
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Ok now ask about illegal immigration
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Hold Up, Crypto Teen.
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ESL TM..,..;;.
  08/10/18
false
crazy pills
  08/10/18
Sorry about your little echo chamber that has given you a wa...
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  08/10/18
Jesus fucking christ, this survey methodology is a joke: htt...
Thanks Mario! But our partner is in another castle
  08/10/18
They have asked about illegal immigration (older surveys). T...
LathamTouchedMe
  08/10/18
Ok, but why are you so passionate about letting people who b...
Amerika ca$h grab
  08/10/18
"Be honest, do you just want to support whatever will e...
LathamTouchedMe
  08/10/18
I doubt thatís your only motive, considering how illegal imm...
Amerika ca$h grab
  08/10/18
Worthless until you ask every single person who answers &quo...
grand arbre
  08/10/18
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Boichester United
  08/10/18
So, 72 percent do NOT want an increase over Administration p...
Hold Up, Crypto Teen.
  08/10/18
Op is deranged ESL
guy who gets it
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ESL TM..,..;;.
  08/10/18
Or, phrased in another way, 2/3rds want to keep current immi...
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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:17 PM
Author: .,.,.,..,..,.,..:,,:,.,,.;:,,..,:,.;.:..:.,:,::,.


https://news.gallup.com/poll/235793/record-high-americans-say-immigration-good-thing.aspx

Record-High 75% of Americans Say Immigration Is Good Thing

by Megan Brenan

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

Three-quarters of Americans think immigration is a good thing

65% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents agree

39% say immigration should be kept at present level, 28% say increased

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A record-high 75% of Americans, including majorities of all party groups, think immigration is a good thing for the U.S. -- up slightly from 71% last year. Just 19% of the public considers immigration a bad thing.

Line graph: Americans views on immigration -- good thing or bad thing for the U.S.? 2018 good thing: 85% Dem., 65% Rep., 75% U.S. adults.

The latest findings are based on a Gallup poll conducted June 1-13, a key time for immigration reform in the U.S. as the House of Representatives debates the issue. The House will vote this week on two pieces of legislation that address several key immigration policy reforms. Among them are the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally at a young age with their parents and the border wall that has been the cornerstone of President Donald Trump's immigration policy.

At the same time, Trump has been under strong bipartisan pressure to amend the "zero-tolerance" policy that resulted in the separation from their parents of more than 2,000 children of migrants illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico in recent months. Trump bowed to the pressure on Wednesday, signing an executive order to keep children and their parents in the same location.

Meanwhile, proposed legislation by conservative members of Congress would include actions to cut back on the number of immigrants allowed to enter the U.S. legally. Republican legislators are facing a public that is largely supportive of immigration into the U.S., in general. In all but one year since Gallup started asking this question in 2001, majorities of Americans across party lines have viewed immigration as positive for the U.S. The exception came in 2002, when slightly less than half of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents thought immigration was a good thing, although 58% of Democrats and Democratic leaners held this view. So a majority nationally, 52%, were still positive. This was recorded about nine months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks were committed by hijackers holding legal visas. Currently, 85% of Democrats and Democratic leaners and 65% of Republicans and Republican leaners view immigration positively.

Given attempts by the Trump administration to cut back on legal immigration, Gallup tested an alternative wording to this question for the first time this year -- asking half of the respondents about "legal immigration," whereas the trend question does not specify a particular type of immigration. Americans are more likely to support legal immigration, with 84% describing it as a good thing, nine percentage points higher than the reading for "immigration."

How Question Wording Affects Views of Immigration

On the whole, do you think [immigration/LEGAL immigration] is a good thing or a bad thing for this country today?

Good thing Bad thing

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%

Immigration 75 19

LEGAL immigration 84 13

Each version of the question was asked of roughly half of the total sample.

GALLUP, JUNE 1-13, 2018

Eighty percent of Republicans and leaners and 92% of Democrats and leaners say legal immigration is a good thing for the U.S.

Fewer Americans Call for a Decrease in Immigration Levels

Corroborating the data that show Americans believe immigration is good for the country, a separate Gallup trend question shows a record-low number of Americans -- 29% -- saying that immigration into the U.S. should be decreased. A plurality of 39% think immigration into the U.S. should be kept at its present level, while 28% say it should be increased.

These results mark a six-point drop from one year ago in the percentage of those preferring a reduction in immigration. In the past 20 years, the highest reading for those calling for a decrease in immigration levels was in October 2001, about a month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S.

Line graph: Americans' views on U.S. immigration level: kept as present, increased, decreased? 2018: 39% kept, 29% decreased, 28% increased.

The change in "decreased" sentiment was roughly uniform across party affiliation. Currently, 44% of Democrats and Democratic leaners would prefer immigration to be kept at the present level, 36% would like it increased and 15% say it should be decreased. Among Republicans and Republican leaners, 35% think immigration should be kept at its current level, 20% would like it increased and 42% say decreased.

Gallup also tested an alternative wording on this question for the first time by asking half of respondents about "immigration" and half about "legal immigration." Those asked the "legal immigration" question were more likely than those asked the "immigration" question to support increasing the level, 34% versus 28%, respectively.

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Implications

U.S. immigration policy was a key part of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, and it has been an area of significant action because his administration has targeted both legal and illegal immigration with its policies. Since taking office, Trump has issued a travel ban for residents of a number of primarily Muslim countries, continued to press for a wall along the Southern U.S. border and sought to end the DACA program, in addition to a number of other less visible actions.

Gallup polling has shown that the public is at odds with Trump over the border wall and strongly favors allowing DACA children to remain in the U.S. and have a path to citizenship. More generally, Americans' strong belief that immigration is a good thing for the country and that immigration levels shouldn't be decreased present the president and Congress with some tough decisions as the midterm elections loom.

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(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592157)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:27 PM
Author: lawman8

Depends on how the question is worded.

The title is true for skilled immigration.

Not at ALL for unskilled immigration. Or illegal immigration. Perfectly in line with President Trumpís policies.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592224)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:38 PM
Author: michael doodikoff

precisely

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592319)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:41 PM
Author: nopayenogain

it makes no difference how it's worded. THEY. HAVE. TO. GO. BACK.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592340)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:49 PM
Author: ESL TM..,..;;.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593324)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:36 PM
Author: Boichester United

39% say immigration should be kept at present level, 28% say increased

So... More people want it to *decrease* than increase. And who tf knows what people interpret the question to mean. What a garbage poll, lol.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592303)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:38 PM
Author: top-law-schools (uspo)

immigration can be good, but we need less illiterate laborers from honduras and more physicists and doctors from europe and asia

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592320)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:54 PM
Author: Boichester United

Well yeah, but you're not going to get a meaningful poll result by asking "is immigration good". Like, does that mean on net, at current levels? Does that mean under the current system, or under an ideal system? Is it just asking me if I'm racist?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592433)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:44 PM
Author: LathamTouchedMe

"Like, does that mean on net, at current levels?"

???

They asked respondents whether immigration levels should be kept the same, increased, or decreased. That was a separate question from "is immigration good".

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592720)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:45 PM
Author: Boichester United

Yes.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592741)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 3:23 PM
Author: .,.,.,..,..,.,..:,,:,.,,.;:,,..,:,.;.:..:.,:,::,.


Why would people from developed asian or euro countries want to live here anymore? Europe is massively shitlib and donít have to deal with a 50% Trump supporting populations. Asians will face discrimination in their own way. All would be coming to a nation with the worst standard of living among developed nations.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593511)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:40 PM
Author: hero radies

Trumpmos are not against immigration per se. They're against uncontrolled waves of millions of Central Americas invading our country.

There's a difference between this and 140 IQ Indian / Chinese engineers on H1B visas.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592335)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:42 PM
Author: gibberish

I am.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592347)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:02 PM
Author: .,.,.,..,..,.,..:,,:,.,,.;:,,..,:,.;.:..:.,:,::,.


Get real, a lot of them hate H1Bs

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592483)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:04 PM
Author: hero radies

Yes. I was simply using them as a point of comparison to the Central American subhumans.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592487)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:46 PM
Author: """"''


a lot of libs hate them too

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592747)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:41 PM
Author: fiasco (Hayden van Persie tp)

People are seeing through this sleight of hand more and more.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592342)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:43 PM
Author: crazy pills



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592357)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:48 PM
Author: animeboi

Polls are basically garbage and more about enforcing a narrative than finding out what people actually think about something.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592759)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:38 PM
Author: .,.,.,,,.,,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.,.,,.,.,.,.




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593227)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:42 PM
Author: """"''


Ok now ask about illegal immigration

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592345)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:17 PM
Author: ,.,;,;,.;,.;,.;,,,,;,.,;



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593008)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:39 PM
Author: Hold Up, Crypto Teen.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593237)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:49 PM
Author: ESL TM..,..;;.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593326)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 12:43 PM
Author: crazy pills

false

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592355)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 3:17 PM
Author: .,.,.,..,..,.,..:,,:,.,,.;:,,..,:,.;.:..:.,:,::,.


Sorry about your little echo chamber that has given you a warped perception of reality

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593475)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:49 PM
Author: Thanks Mario! But our partner is in another castle ( )

Jesus fucking christ, this survey methodology is a joke: https://news.gallup.com/file/poll/235805/180621Immigration.pdf

TLDR: They ask about immigration and legal immigration, but not illegal immigration. Gallup is obviously afraid of getting an answer they wouldn't like or they DID get an answer they didn't like and decided not to release it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592769)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 1:53 PM
Author: LathamTouchedMe

They have asked about illegal immigration (older surveys). There's a whole slew of questions if you scroll down in the link below.

Please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose each of the following proposals. Deporting all immigrants who are living in the United States illegally back to their home country.

Strongly favor Favor Oppose Strongly oppose No opinion

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%

National adults

2016 Jun 7-Jul1 14 18 35 31 1

https://news.gallup.com/poll/1660/immigration.aspx

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592805)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:03 PM
Author: Amerika ca$h grab

Ok, but why are you so passionate about letting people who broke the law and jumped the line to come here remain here? Be honest, do you just want to support whatever will ensure a quicker demographic decline for whites?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592900)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:06 PM
Author: LathamTouchedMe

"Be honest, do you just want to support whatever will ensure a quicker demographic decline for whites?"

No, I think present levels of immigration are good for our economy.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592913)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:09 PM
Author: Amerika ca$h grab

I doubt thatís your only motive, considering how illegal immigration has caused tons of crime that wouldnt otherwise be here, cause drains in welfare that wouldnít otherwise exist, lower the collective living standard, and when they are given amnesty, support your candidates.

Not everything should be a pure economic calculation about whatís good for the economy.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36592933)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:41 PM
Author: grand arbre

Worthless until you ask every single person who answers "keep current level of immigration" or "add more immigrants" to estimate what the current number actually is.

Then tell them what the current number actually is.

You'll have brownshirts marching through the streets asap

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593255)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:43 PM
Author: Boichester United



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593270)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:43 PM
Author: Hold Up, Crypto Teen.

So, 72 percent do NOT want an increase over Administration policy (which is a drastic cut)?

OP Title is more or less accurate.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593278)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:47 PM
Author: guy who gets it (donny)

Op is deranged ESL

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593305)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 2:49 PM
Author: ESL TM..,..;;.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593327)



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Date: August 10th, 2018 3:16 PM
Author: .,.,.,..,..,.,..:,,:,.,,.;:,,..,:,.;.:..:.,:,::,.


Or, phrased in another way, 2/3rds want to keep current immigration rates (which is high) or even increase it

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4048264&forum_id=2#36593468)