In a New York Times/CBS Poll conducted April 24-April 28, Americans were asked about their views on gun control, immigration and the federal budget. In regards to immigration that poll shows that:
POLL: APRI 2013-NEW YORK TIMES
· 83% of Americans support a path to citizenship for immigrants who meet certain requirements. 83% of respondents supported a path for immigrants who pay back taxes, pass a background check and learn English.
· A majority of Americans believe undocumented immigrants should be allowed to obtain legal status while the border is being strengthened. 56% believe they should be legalized as the border is strengthened, while 35% believe they should wait until the border is secure.