PRRI Religion and Politics Tracking Survey

Mar 03, 2015
  • Description

Support for prioritizing comprehensive immigration legislation crosses the political spectrum although strength of support varies. In this survey 85 percent of Democrats, 73 percent of independents and 62 percent of Republicans express a preference for prioritizing comprehensive immigration legislation over undoing Obama's immigration policies. Majorities of every major religious group also say Republicans in Congress should prioritize passing comprehensive immigration policies, including 78 percent of the religiously unaffiliated, 76 percent of minority Protestants, 73 percent of white mainline Protestants, 72 percent of Catholics, and 64 percent of white evangelical Protestants.