New polling shows American support for immigration.

Polling released yesterday by Hart Research Associates on behalf of CAP Action finds overwhelming support for DACA and TPS holders across party lines. The polling is another reminder that Americans’ support for immigrants in the U.S. remains strong and that Trump and Republicans’ efforts to run hard on xenophobia may again backfire with the American… Continue »

HuffPost/YouGov Poll: By 2:1 Margins, Americans Back Citizenship and Think Immigration Net Positive for Country – Findings Mirror Those from Pre-Pandemic November 2019 Polling Nationwide polling from HuffPost/YouGov finds that the American public is – and remains – broadly pro-immigrant. As the Trump campaign and Republicans continue to run hard on xenophobia, the polling offers… Continue »

“The Public is Rejecting Trump’s Immorality and Indecency”   We know that racial incitement and xenophobia will be the animating force of President Trump’s 2020 re-election effort. But despite Trump’s relentless focus on scapegoating immigrants, the American public doesn’t share the anti-immigrant views of Trump, his white nationalist advisors and his nativist base. In fact,… Continue »

“The tide is shifting and there are holes in Trump’s border wall fiasco, literally.” Donald Trump’s racist border wall obsession is a ridiculous and offensive policy idea and politically unpopular. In light of the fact that the wall can be sawed through, Trump is now pushing for $300 million more in “quality assurance” money –… Continue »

Voters have a ‘crisis of confidence’ in Trump’s approach to border, immigration A recording of the call is available here. To read the report, click here Earlier today, immigration experts and advocates from across the southern border gathered on a press call to discuss the findings of a new poll by the U.S. Immigration Policy… Continue »

With Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign set to lean heavily on a strategy of race-baiting and nativism, a new AP/NORC poll is the latest reminder that a hefty majority of the American public strongly disapproves of Trump’s handling of both race relations and immigration issues. Race relations When asked “do you approve or disapprove of the… Continue »

New Conventional Wisdom Now Aligns with Previous AV Polling & Analysis In a provocative New York Times op-ed, Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg marshals public opinion data and the recent lessons from the 2018 midterms to make the case that the Republican Party is headed toward defeat in 2020. The piece includes a detailed exploration of… Continue »

Key Insights Nationally and in Arizona, Nevada and Texas, view the report online here. A recording of today’s call is available here. Ahead of this week’s Democratic presidential debate in Houston at Texas Southern University, experts today provided analysis on new and recent data on Latino voters, both from the results of the 2018 midterms… Continue »

New data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Cook Political Report find that the immigration issue helps Democrats and hurts Trump with 2020 swing voters. Kaiser and Cook find immigration as among the top issues that move swing voters — yes, swing voters —  towards Democrats. This is yet another data point indicating that… Continue »

“Trump may believe he is the chosen one, but these numbers don’t lie.” President Trump clearly believes immigration should be the central issue in his reelection strategy. Stephen Miller clearly concurs. And many pundits seem to agree, believing Trump must have some special insight into the electorate on the issue, given that he won in… Continue »