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Poll: Only 36% of Democrats want to Abolish ICE

According to a recent Rasmussen poll, just 36 percent of Democrats and 45 percent of liberals want to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE).

Rasmussen asked: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a law enforcement agency of the federal government whose duties include border control. A proposal has been made to abolish ICE and assign its duties to other federal agencies. Do you favor or oppose getting rid of ICE?

The poll reveals sixty-nine percent (69%) of Republicans and 53% of voters not affiliated with either major political party oppose getting rid of ICE. Democrats agree by a narrower 44% to 36% margin the poll finds.

Rasmussen also asked: Is the U.S. government too aggressive or not aggressive enough in deporting those who are in this country illegally? Or is the number of deportations about right?

“Fifty-two percent of Democrats and 65 percent of liberals said “the government is too aggressive … in deporting those who are in this country illegally,” according to the poll.

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The poll also reveals thirty-three percent (33%) of all voters believe the U.S. government is too aggressive in deporting those who are in this country illegally. But a plurality (46%) disagrees and says the government isn’t aggressive enough. Just 13% consider the current number of deportations as about right.

The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 27-28, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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About Brady Kenyon

A North Dakota native, Brady is a sophomore at The University of Arkansas Fort Smith studying political science and history. Brady also contributes to Red Alert Politics and Lone Conservative.

One comment

  1. Living among all of the parrots and magpies has become quite tiresome. The term “Birdbrain” has taken on a n entire new meaning. IF, I repeat, IF these feathered protesters actually knew what it is they are protesting….that would be one thing, but they don’t! I have to admit that the Avairy keeper does a good job of feeding Polly crackers…

    These that claim to love their Country apparently deprived of nurturing in their youth and willing to crawl in the sack with the first person that tells them how pretty they are and gives them something for free.

    Having been polled a number of times I know those questions are often abstract.

    Brady. it’s a pleasure to ‘watch’ you grow in your understanding and writing on these important issues. Bet you have a good grade point….

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