Most Legal Mexican Immigrants Have Not Yet Become Citizens
Just over a third of Mexican immigrants who are legally in the U.S. have been naturalized, a number far lower than for those from other countries.
A Majority of Americans Frustrated with the Federal Government
About six-in-ten Americans say they are frustrated with the federal government, continuing a 15-year pattern.
Most Americans Say the U.S. Can Trust Japan
About six-in-ten Americans say the U.S. can trust Japan. That’s near the highest levels of trust among the nine nations tested.
Strong Support for Lifting Ban on Women in Combat Roles
Two-thirds of the public support the Pentagon’s decision to lift the ban on women in combat roles, including roughly equal numbers of men and women.
Arab Publics Turning to Social Networks to Express Political Views
In a survey of 21 countries last spring, a median of 34% of social network users said they shared views on politics online. That figure was far higher in Arab nations.
Most Say Political System Works Fine, Lawmakers are the Problem
A majority of Americans say the political system can work fine; it’s the members of Congress who are the problem.
Millennials Rank Clinton Highly Among Modern Presidents
About half of Millennials see Bill Clinton as the president who did the best job during their lifetimes. Ronald Reagan and Clinton run about even among older generations
Most Americans See More Trade with European Union as Good for U.S.
In late 2010, about six-in-ten Americans supported increased trade with the European Union. Obama this week called for talks on a free trade pact with the EU nations.
Majority of Never-Married Adults Want to Wed
Though many Americans agree the institution of marriage is becoming obsolete, 61% of those who have never married still want to do so.
Most Gun Owners Favor Background Checks for Private Gun Sales
More than eight-in-ten gun owners support proposals to require background checks on private gun sales and at gun shows.