Texans, especially younger Texans, believe immigration helps U.S. more than it hurts

Immigration enforcement and reform, the hot button issue that was intensely debated in the 2016 Presidential Election and remains front and center for lawmakers grappling with the issue on local, state and federal levels, is the focus of the 2017 Texas Lyceum Poll. …

Texans believe that immigration is the number one issue facing the state and the nation, but a plurality of Texas adults (62 percent) also say that immigration helps the U.S. more than it hurts. The younger the respondent, the more positively they view immigration. …

Most Texas adults continue to oppose (61 percent) President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and most don’t want him to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. CONT. — pdf

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