On June 13-July 5, 2013, Gallup conducted a poll. Results are based on telephone interviews with 4,373 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, including oversamples of black and Hispanic adults. For results based on this sample of national adults, one can say with 95% confidence that the margin of error is ±2 percentage points.
More Americans than ever—72%—see immigration as a good thing for the United States. Gallup has been asking Americans whether they view immigration as a good thing or a bad thing for the United States since 2001. This week, 72%–a record high over the 12 years of the question—said they believed it was a good thing.