Emily Swanson | May 14, 2010
5/7-11/10; 1,002 adults, 4.3% margin of error
5/7-12/10; 901 Hispanic adults, 5.3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Obama Job Approval
All adults: 49 / 50 (chart)
Hispanics: 66 / 31
Congressional Job Approval
All adults: 28 / 71 (chart)
Hispanics: 35 / 60
Do you want to see the Republicans or Democrats win control of Congress?
All adults: 45% Democrats, 40% Republicans
Hispanics: 54% Democrats, 27% Republicans
Do you think the number of LEGAL immigrants from foreign countries who are permitted to come to the United States to live should be increased, decreased or left the same as it is now?
All adults: 17% Increased, 35% Decreased, 47% Left the same
Hispanics: 25% Increased, 16% Decreased, 57% Left the same
How serious a problem is ILLEGAL immigration for this country today?
All adults: 66% Extremely/very, 26% Somewhat, 7% Not too/Not at all
Hispanics: 65% Extremely/very, 25% Somewhat, 9% Not too/Not at all
Do you favor or oppose providing a legal way for illegal immigrants already in the United States to become U.S. citizens?
All adults: 59% Favor, 39% Oppose
Hispanics: 86% Favor, 13% Oppose
In general, do you think that police crackdowns on undocumented or illegal immigrants... (
All adults: 49% unfairly target Hispanics, 45% Treat all ethnic groups fairly
Hispanics: 73% Unfairly target Hispanics, 22% Treat all ethnic groups fairly
From what you may have read, seen or heard about the new immigration law that was just passed in the state of Arizona, do you favor, oppose or neither favor or oppose this law?
All adults: 42% Favor, 24% Oppose
Hispanics: 15% Favor, 67% Oppose
All adults: 35% Democrat, 26% Republican, 25% independent (chart)
Hispanics: 36% Democrat, 8% Republican, 24% independent