What should be our highest priority in formulating policies on immigration?
Powerline is continuing to run a poll with this question at the top. Almost ten thousand people have voted, what do you think they're saying?
|Facilitating immigration by skilled, educated foreigners who want to become citizens.||5%||502|
|Strengthening control of our borders to prevent possible terrorists and criminals from entering illegally.||44%||4,264|
|Providing a path to citizenship for the illegal aliens who are already here.||2%||180|
|Cracking down on employers to prevent illegal immigrants from taking jobs and driving down the wages available to native-born Americans.||11%||1,026|
|Attracting low-wage workers through a guest worker program, to keep our economy competitive.||1%||109|
|Erecting a wall and stricter border controls to stop non-English speaking immigrants who are not interested in assimilating.||33%||3,196|
|Making the American Dream available to as many people from foreign countries as possible, regardless of how they come here.||4%||363|
|Continuing our present emphasis on permitting immigration by relatives of immigrants who are already here.||0%||23|
|9,663 votes total|
Especially since 1% are hoping to see a guest worker program?
Legislate on you proud and foolish Senators!