What I Learned This Week

America’s towns are more open to immigration than we think.

Despite the factious political environment, 75% of Americans think immigration is, in large part, good for the country, according to Gallup, which surveyed 1,500 Americans in June.  This sentiment cuts across partisan lines, with 85% of Democrats viewing immigration positively, compared with 65% of Republicans.   Support for curbing immigration is at its lowest point in more than half a century.  Just 29% of Americans believe immigration should be decreased, the smallest share recorded by Gallup since 1965.  January polls from Quinnipiac, Pew, ABC News/Washington Post, CNN and CBS all found that around 6 in 10 Americans oppose building or expanding a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. …

Want to read more?

Subscribe Today

Already a subscriber? Login here.