Nearly 6 in 10 disapprove of the way President Obama is handling the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, and an even larger majority disapproves of congressional Republicans. Each receives significant criticism from fellow partisans in the national poll. A slight majority supports Obama’s $3.7 billion plan to deal with the influx of immigrant children into the country. Read related article.

SOURCE: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone July 9 to 13 among a random sample of 1,016 adults. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on land lines and cellphones. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by SSRS of Media, Pa. | The Washington Post July 15, 2014
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