According to a new Gallup pollseveral Americans believe the level of immigration to the US needs to be lowered. I have shown it in 8 years.
Polls show that 38% of her Americans want less immigration, and 27% want more immigration. Another 31% said they want immigration to stay at current levels.
The last time Americans wanting to reduce immigration increased was in 2014, when 41% supported that view, 33% said they wanted to stay at current levels, and only 22% I replied that I would like the number to increase.
This year's numbers are almost a mirror image of 2020, when 28% of Americans said they would like immigration levels to fall, and are in line with the low water mark on that perspective. In the same poll, 36% said they wanted immigration to stay at its current level, while 34% said they wanted immigration to increase.
Attitude shifts stem fromnational immigrant encountersincreased more than four times hers in the United States over the past two years. At the southern border alone, after recording 207,416 stops in June, Customs and Border Protection reported that he already had the most migrant encounters in a fiscal year since 1960. I'm here.
President Biden and his administration Historic surge as Republican leaders such as Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey began shipping immigrants to East Coast cities such asNew Yorkand Washington, D.C. was criticized. in a border town.
The Gallup survey did not refer to "legal" or "illegal" immigration, leaving it up to the respondents to interpret.
A venerable pollster has asked Americans for their opinions on immigration since 1965. Support for more restrictions peaked between 1993 and 1995, with 65% of Americans saying they wanted to reduce the number of new arrivals in an effort. Then-President Bill Clinton decided to tighten border controls.
Support for reducing immigration fell to 38% in 2000, and in October 2001 jumped to 58%.
Gallup also found that 69% of his Republicans want less immigration to the United States, an increase of 12 percentage points from last year. Meanwhile, only 33% of him and 17% of him in Independents and Democrats want immigration to decrease, a 4 percentage point increase from 2021 in both groups.
Despite the growing desire to reduce immigration, a majority of Americans still believe immigration is good for America.
Gallup found that 70% of respondents called immigration a "good thing," while only 24% of Americans called it a "bad thing."
Party, Democrat (86%), Independent (75%) Republicans are overwhelmingly positive about immigration, while Republicans are split, with 46% saying immigration is good and 45% saying it's bad.
Gallup's survey was conducted on her 1,013 adults who were randomly selected between July 5th and He 26th. This poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent.