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POLL: Washington Post/ABC News, February 6, 2013

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From January 30th-February 3rd, 2013, Langer Research Associates conducted a poll of 1,038 adults for the Washington Post and ABC News. The poll has a margin of error of +/-3.5%.

  • A majority of Americans favor a path to citizenship. 55 percent of respondents said they supported a path to citizenship for the undocumented, while 41 percent were opposed. This includes majorities of independents and moderates, and majorities in every region of the country.
  • Approval of President Obama’s handling of immigration is higher than ever . The week after the President unveiled a plan for immigration reform that included a clear path to citizenship for the undocumented, 49% of Americans said they approved of his handling of immigration while 43% disapproved — the highest approval Obama has seen on the issue since arriving in office. The President’s approval on immigration has improved 13 points since July 2012.