August Fri, 2015
NEW JERSEYANS LARGELY SUPPORT A PATHWAY TO CITIZENSHIP, SHOW INCREASINGLY POSITIVE VIEWS ON IMMIGRATION
As the immigration debate rages on in the race to 2016, New Jerseyans increasingly support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants currently working in the United States, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Sixty-four percent of residents now believe undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay and apply for U.S. citizenship, an increase of 12 points since last asked by the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in 2012.
December Wed, 2014
OBAMA IMMIGRATION ORDER SUPPORTED BY MAJORITY IN NEW JERSEY
A majority of New Jersey residents (53 percent) support President Barack Obama’s executive order sparing millions of undocumented immigrants from risk of immediate deportation by refocusing enforcement efforts on “felons, not families,” according to results of a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Forty-two percent oppose the action, and six percent are unsure.
July Thu, 2002
ATTITUDES TOWARDS IMMIGRATION TAKE A HIT FROM 9/11New Jerseyans Like Their Immigrant Neighbors, But Aren’t Sure They Want More
Most NewJerseyans would like to see legal immigration into the United States reduced, if not stopped altogether. Nearly six in ten favor reduction of current immigration levels. These attitudes stem at least in part from the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just over half of residents report they have become more opposed to immigration as a result of the terrorist attacks last year on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.