A Rasmussen poll conducted August 26-27, showed that 68% of American voters believe that the illegal alien invasion of America is a “serious problem,” and that the federal government is not doing enough to fix it. 43% of voters polled consider it to be a “very serious” problem.
The national telephone and online survey found that that 32% of voters believe illegal immigration is “not a serious problem,” and only nine percent believe it is “not at all serious.”
The survey asked two questions:
1. How serious a problem is illegal immigration in America today?
2. Is the government doing too much or too little to stop illegal immigration? Or is the level of action about right?
Polling like this should send a clear message to Republicans as the midterms approach. They can’t afford to waste time moderating their message to appeal to the 32% who don’t believe the illegal alien invasion is a problem. A better strategy is to energize and turn out the 68% who believe it is a serious problem. Immigration enforcement and restriction is popular. Republicans need to focus on that issue down the stretch.