Who Should Decide When an Officer can Question a Person's Immigration Status (October 2017

Who Should Decide When an Officer can Question a Person's Immigration Status (October 2017

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categoryTotal
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers45%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status44%
Don't know/no opinion11%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers70%42%26%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status15%51%69%
Don't know/no opinion15%8%6%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers76%70%67%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status12%21%13%
Don't know/no opinion12%9%20%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers17%39%22%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status78%53%75%
Don't know/no opinion5%8%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers77%50%24%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status11%35%69%
Don't know/no opinion12%16%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers71%83%76%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status15%8%10%
Don't know/no opinion14%10%14%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers31%28%15%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status61%65%79%
Don't know/no opinion9%7%6%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers73%31%18%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status14%64%80%
Don't know/no opinion13%5%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers39%55%56%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status54%26%29%
Don't know/no opinion7%19%16%

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categoryMaleFemale
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers44%47%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status48%40%
Don't know/no opinion8%13%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers55%45%35%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status32%45%58%
Don't know/no opinion14%10%7%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers62%47%44%35%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status29%38%45%59%
Don't know/no opinion9%14%12%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers40%40%41%46%51%54%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status47%47%47%47%39%41%
Don't know/no opinion13%13%12%7%11%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers38%45%48%66%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status50%47%36%25%
Don't know/no opinion12%7%16%9%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Local law enforcement agencies decide policies for their officers35%43%67%
Officers should always be able to question a person’s immigration status53%47%26%
Don't know/no opinion12%11%7%

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