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2014 Political Polarization Survey

Table 4.4 Immigration

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These questions are discussed in Section 4 of the report.

Immigrants eligible for citizenship Immigrants not eligible for citizenship
TOTAL Total % 76 Right away % 20 Only after period of time % 54 Total % 23 No nat’l effort to deport % 5 Nat’l effort to deport % 17 (N)3341
PARTY WITH LEANERS
Rep/Rep lean 66 14 51 32 6 25 1,340
Dem/Dem lean 84 26 57 15 4 11 1,572
PARTY ID
Republican 66 13 52 32 5 27 788
Democrat 83 25 57 16 4 11 1,036
Independent 76 20 55 22 5 17 1,320
Lean Republican 67 17 50 32 8 23 552
Lean Democrat 86 27 57 12 3 10 536
IDEOLOGICAL CONSISTENCY
Consistently Conservative 51 7 44 48 7 41 347
Mostly Conservative 62 10 52 36 7 28 625
Mixed 73 18 55 25 5 19 1,179
Mostly Liberal 88 25 61 10 3 7 698
Consistently Liberal 97 45 49 2 2 1 492
SEX
Men 73 19 53 25 6 19 1,631
Women 78 22 55 21 4 16 1,710
AGE
18-49 78 25 52 21 5 16 1,336
50+ 73 15 57 25 5 20 1,960
DETAILED AGE
18-29 79 29 50 20 5 14 483
30-49 77 22 54 22 5 17 853
50-64 72 16 55 26 4 20 1,028
65+ 74 13 59 25 5 19 932
SEX BY AGE
Men 18-49 77 24 52 22 6 16 692
Men 50+ 69 12 56 29 6 22 922
Women 18-49 79 26 52 19 4 16 644
Women 50+ 76 17 57 22 4 18 1,038
RACE
White, non-Hispanic 73 18 54 25 5 20 2,407
Black, non-Hispanic 81 24 57 17 4 12 348
Hispanic 84 30 54 14 5 9 301
EDUCATION
College grad+ 83 24 57 16 6 10 1,378
Post grad 84 23 60 15 5 9 491
College grad 82 25 56 16 6 10 887
Some college 75 19 54 23 4 18 977
HS or less 72 19 52 27 4 22 972
FAMILY INCOME
$75,000+ 79 20 57 20 5 15 1,020
$30,000-$74,999 76 20 56 22 5 17 1,026
<$30,000 75 23 51 24 5 19 971
RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE
Total Protestant 71 17 53 27 5 22 1,673
White NH evang. Prot. 65 13 51 34 6 28 624
White NH mainline Prot. 71 17 52 28 5 22 583
Total Catholic 78 19 57 20 4 15 715
White NH Cath. 74 13 59 24 4 19 496
Unaffiliated 81 27 53 18 3 14 591
ATTEND RELIGIOUS SERVICES
Weekly or more 74 19 54 23 4 18 1,270
Less than weekly 76 21 54 22 5 17 2,031
REGION
Northeast 79 20 58 20 4 16 606
Midwest 71 17 53 27 5 21 724
South 73 19 53 25 5 19 1,240
West 81 25 55 18 4 12 771
AMONG REP/LEAN REP
Men 63 12 50 36 8 27 721
Women 70 17 53 28 5 23 619
18-29 69 23 45 30 5 25 163
30-49 69 15 54 30 7 23 315
50-64 62 11 50 37 6 29 430
65+ 66 8 57 33 6 26 417
Agree with Tea Party 59 10 48 39 7 31 555
Disagree/No opinion 71 17 54 28 6 22 761
AMONG DEM/LEAN DEM
Men 85 24 59 14 5 9 709
Women 84 27 55 15 3 12 863
18-29 88 36 51 11 6 5 240
30-49 83 27 54 16 3 13 409
50-64 84 20 62 14 2 11 467
65+ 82 19 62 17 3 14 441
AMONG WHITES
Men 70 16 53 29 6 23 1,177
Women 76 19 56 22 4 18 1,230
18-29 75 24 50 24 5 19 274
30-49 75 20 53 23 4 19 561
50-64 69 14 54 29 4 23 761
65+ 74 14 59 25 5 19 790
College grad 82 25 56 16 6 11 1,091
Some college or less 69 15 53 29 4 24 1,311
College grad men 78 21 56 20 8 12 566
College grad women 85 28 56 13 3 9 525
Some col or less men 66 14 51 33 5 27 609
Some col or less women 72 16 55 26 4 22 702
$75,000+ 80 21 58 19 4 14 839
$30,000-$74,999 72 17 54 27 5 21 760
<$30,000 68 18 48 31 5 25 578

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