Attitudes on immigration - U.S. overall and congressional battleground districts

In this poll:

The Washington Post-Schar School poll was conducted among a national sample of 1,473 U.S. adults including 865 of those living in congressional districts classified as tossups or leaning toward one party. Click "detailed view" to see interactive results by battleground/non-battleground as well as other political and demographic groups.

Poll Questions

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Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling the economy? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling immigration? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Trump is handling international trade? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) How important is voting in this year's midterm elections for Congress?

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Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Which of these is the single most important issue in your vote for Congress this year?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If you vote in the congressional elections in 2018, will it be to…?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) In general, do you think Republicans running for Congress are…?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) In general, do you think Democrats running for Congress are…?

Q: How would you describe the state of the nation's economy these days?

Q: Regardless of what you think of the President personally, do you think Trump is doing more to (protect) or (damage) important American values?

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Q: Who do you trust to do a better job handling ensuring the U.S. attacts the best and brightest immigrants - (Trump) or (Democrats in Congress)?

Q: Do you think the United States is or is not doing enough to keep illegal immigrants from coming into this country? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: Some people have called the United States “a nation of immigrants” - do you think welcoming immigrants has been mainly (good) or mainly (bad) for the country, or has this been about equally (good) and (bad)?

Q: These days, do you think the U.S. has gone too far in welcoming immigrants, not gone far enough, or has it struck the right balance?

Q: Would you support or oppose each of the following? A path to legal status for undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. who pass a background check

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose each of the following? Building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose each of the following? Requiring employers to verify that all new hires are living in the U.S. legally

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose each of the following? Increasing funding for border security programs

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose each of the following? Significantly reducing legal immigration by limiting the ability of U.S. citizens to bring parents and siblings here

No opinion

Q: Do you support or oppose a program that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States if they arrived here as a child, completed high school or military service and have not been convicted of a serious crime?

No opinion

Q: Do you support or oppose a recent Trump administration policy that separated immigrant children from their parents when the parent was accused of entering the U.S. illegally across the southern border? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: Do you support or oppose Trump’s decision to reverse the policy of separating immigrant children from parents when they are accused of entering the U.S. illegally across the southern border?

No opinion

Q: Who do you think is more to blame for immigrant children being separated from their parents?

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Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way U.S. Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is handling the investigation into possible ties between Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government?

No opinion

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Q: Do you think the United States' long-term trading partners have mainly (taken advantage of) the U.S. or (traded fairly with) the U.S.?

No opinion

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Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...