Immigration Polling Data

WAPO/ABC News poll shows that 2/3 of Americans support the core idea of comprehensive immigration reform, a number that has been constant over the past 18 months. 

28. Do you think illegal immigrants who are living and working in the United States now (should be offered a chance to keep their jobs and eventually apply for legal status), or do you think they (should be deported back to their native country)?

keep jobs/apply --  62% (4/15/07)  61% (12/18/05)

Deported  --         35% (4/15/07)  38% (12/18/05)

No opinion --           3% (4/15/07)  1% (12/18/05)         

H/T to Marcela Salazar