48 percent of American voters say [illegal immigrants] should be allowed to stay, with a path to citizenship, down from 57 percent November 13, 2013, and the lowest this number ever has been; 11 percent say immigrants should be allowed to stay, but not be allowed to apply for citizenship, consistent with previous surveys; [and] 35 percent say illegal immigrants should be required to leave the U.S., up from 26 percent 12 months ago and higher than this number ever has been. . . . “While President Barack Obama’s popularity wallows, support for immigrants wanes as Americans look at immigration reform with ambivalence,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
November 26, 2014 at 9:00 AM EST