Most Americans support DACA, but oppose border wall

Nearly nine in 10 Americans favor allowing young immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children to remain in the U.S. – a policy known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. … Three in four Americans find the remarks President Trump reportedly made about immigration from Haiti […] Read more »

Reuters/Ipsos online poll: Trump’s travel ban polarizes America

Americans are sharply divided over President Donald Trump’s order to temporarily block U.S. entry for all refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries, with slightly more approving the measure than disapproving, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday. CONT. Chris Kahn, Reuters Read more »

How Immigration and Concerns about Cultural Change are Shaping the 2016 Election

… Americans remain firmly committed to an immigration policy that would allow illegal immigrants a way to become citizens, compared to other policy options. More than six in ten (61%) Americans say immigrants living in the U.S. illegally should be allowed a way to become citizens, provided they meet certain […] Read more »

Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

President Obama was giving the final speech of his Africa tour, offering a critique of the young democracies on that continent, singling out the all-too-typical practice of leaders overstaying their terms in office. … “I actually think I’m a pretty good president,” he said with a smile. “I think if I […] Read more »

Americans confident in Ebola response

Ebola is very much on the minds of Americans, as 8 in 10 Americans believe someone new will be diagnosed with the disease in the coming weeks. But there is overwhelming confidence in the federal government’s ability to prevent a nationwide epidemic, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows. CONT. Mark […] Read more »