From January 10-14, GfK Roper Public Affairs and Communications polled 1,004 adults on behalf of the Associated Press. The margin of error for the poll is +/-4%.
- 62% of Americans support a path to citizenship… Sixty-two percent of respondents said they supported “providing a way for illegal immigrants in the U.S. to become citizens.”
- …including a majority of Republicans… Fifty-three percent of Republicans agreed with the proposal.
- …a majority of seniors… Fifty-five percent of seniors agreed with providing undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship.
- …and a majority of those without a college degree. Fifty-seven percent of Americans without a college degree support a path to citizenship.
- Americans trust Democrats more than Republicans to handle immigration. Forty-one percent of Americans said they trusted Democrats to handle the issue of immigration reform, while 34% said they trusted Republicans.