December 2006 Values Update Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


IMMGSTAT

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

One proposal would allow undocumented immigrants who have been in the U.S. for several years to gain legal working status and the possibility of citizenship in the future. Would you favor or oppose this proposal?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 59.3% 59.3%
Oppose 36.4% 95.7%
Don't know/Refused 4.3% 100%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 66.1% 64.3% 58.1% 56.6% 58.3% 56.1% 59.6%
Oppose 31.2% 32.2% 38.5% 39.1% 37.6% 36.4% 36.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 3.5% 3.4% 4.3% 4.1% 7.5% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 54.9% 63.5% 59.3%
Oppose 41.7% 31.4% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused 3.4% 5.1% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Favor 64.0% 57.8% 56.8% 61.1% 59.3%
Oppose 31.4% 37.9% 40.5% 33.2% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.6% 4.3% 2.7% 5.7% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Favor 49.8% 66.2% 60.2% 59.6%
Oppose 46.5% 30.8% 35.3% 36.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.7% 3.1% 4.5% 3.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Favor 53.3% 69.8% 76.5% 59.3%
Oppose 41.9% 27.7% 20.2% 36.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.8% 2.5% 3.3% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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