January 30, 2017 - U.S. Voters Support Limits On Immigration, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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A Quinnipiac University national poll conducted January 5 - 9 showed American voters support 48 - 42 percent "suspending immigration from 'terror prone' regions, even if it means turning away refugees from those regions."

The independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll also found in the January 5 - 9 survey that American voters support 53 - 41 percent "requiring immigrants from Muslim countries to register with the federal government."

That same survey found that 59 percent of American voters believe illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. and "eventually apply for U.S. citizenship."

From January 5 - 9, Quinnipiac University surveyed 899 voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percentage points. Live interviewers call landlines and cell phones.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and the nation as a public service and for research.

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