Religion and Politics Survey, November 2011

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Q73

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you think an illegal immigrant who went to high school in your state and is accepted to a public college should be eligible for the in-state tuition rate, or shouldn't they?
  1) Should be eligible
  2) Should not be eligible
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Should be eligible 48.4% 48.4%
Should not be eligible 46.4% 94.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.2% 100.0%
Total N = 2001

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 years old 30-39 years old 40-49 years old 50-59 years old 60-69 years old 70 years and older TOTAL
Should be eligible 60.7% 54.1% 45.2% 44.6% 42.9% 37.4% 48.7%
Should not be eligible 34.7% 40.8% 52.1% 49.5% 53.0% 52.8% 46.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.6% 5.1% 2.7% 5.8% 4.1% 9.9% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1965


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete (grades 1-11) High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, associate degree, no four-year degree or Technical, trade, or vocational school after high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Should be eligible 62.0% 45.4% 43.4% 44.8% 56.9% 48.3%
Should not be eligible 29.7% 48.5% 52.4% 50.8% 40.4% 46.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 8.3% 6.2% 4.3% 4.4% 2.7% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1989


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Other TOTAL
Should be eligible 39.9% 66.0% 76.7% 47.2% 48.3%
Should not be eligible 54.9% 27.4% 18.7% 48.6% 46.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.1% 6.5% 4.6% 4.2% 5.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1979


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other None TOTAL
Should be eligible 41.8% 55.1% 48.6% 53.1% 48.3%
Should not be eligible 53.5% 38.9% 45.3% 42.6% 46.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7% 6.0% 6.1% 4.3% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1955


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Should be eligible 46.9% 49.8% 48.4%
Should not be eligible 48.1% 44.8% 46.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 5.0% 5.4% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2001


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Should be eligible 29.4% 39.7% 50.7% 59.5% 76.6% 48.8%
Should not be eligible 65.9% 56.4% 43.7% 35.7% 21.0% 46.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7% 4.0% 5.6% 4.7% 2.3% 4.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1937



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