Since July 2010, the proportion of Americans who call for the deportation of all illegal immigrants has dropped from 50% to 38%.
Only 18 per cent of respondents would increase the number of legal immigrants who are allowed to relocate to Australia.
Most respondents agree with the way the U.S. Supreme Court dealt with the case pertaining to Arizona’s immigration legislation.
Support for allowing illegal immigrants to eventually apply for citizenship has increased by eight points in two years.
Younger respondents endorse the concept of the “mosaic” while middle-aged and older Canadians prefer the “melting pot”.
Two-in-five Americans would deport all illegal immigrants currently working in the U.S., while three-in-ten endorse the “path to citizenship.”
At least three-in-ten respondents believe Canadian society is intolerant towards Muslims and Aboriginal Canadians.
More Canadians are questioning whether immigration is benefitting the country, with Albertans and Ontarians voicing concern over the role of illegal immigrants in Canadian society, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many adults in Canada believe that the Tamil migrants who arrived to the country on a ship last month should not be allowed to stay in the country even if they are not linked to terrorism, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 48 per cent of respondents believe the passengers and crew should be deported.
Most respondents think the ship should have been turned back and not allowed to reach Canada.