facebook
twitter
search
search

Poll: U.S. doesn't enforce immigration law

July 29, 2010 at 5:36 PM
1 of 5
| License Photo

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- A majority of Americans believes the U.S. government is not enforcing the country's immigration laws, a poll indicated Thursday.

A Fox News/Opinion Dynamics survey released Thursday indicated 72 percent of respondents believe the federal government is not enforcing existing laws against illegal entry to the country, while only 21 percent said the government is enforcing the law.

Fifty percent of respondents said they favor Arizona's tough new immigration law, which requires law enforcement officers to request proof of citizenship from persons they suspect are in the country illegally. Only 31 percent of respondents oppose Arizona's law, while 19 percent said they were unsure.

The poll surveyed 900 registered voters July 27-28. The margin of error is 3 percentage points.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kim Jong Un had terrapin farm manager executed, says source
More than 80 percent of North Korean defectors are women, says report
North Korea requests medical aid from U.N. agencies
Kenyan bishop warns Obama against pro-gay policy
Duma approves construction of $4 billion bridge to Crimea