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Doualy Xaykaothao MPR News Cracking down on immigration was a central theme of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and his call for building a wall at the Mexican border still draws wild applause at campaign rallies across the country.
But many Minnesotans do not agree with Trump's direction on immigration. The survey of likely voters found 42 percent approve of Trump's handling of immigration policy while 52 percent disapprove; 6 percent were unsure.
The data reveal a complex landscape on the issue, one that's become increasingly challenging for the state's politicians to navigate as the election draws near.
In September, for instance, the Trump administration set the cap on refugee resettlement to its lowest level since the program began in Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, promoted a moratorium on refugee resettlement in a recent debate with Democratic candidate Tim Walz.
Let's also look at why some of our refugees aren't achieving the American dream. Where Minnesota candidates stand on the issues The Minnesota Poll found 27 percent support a temporary stop to refugee resettlement.
Respondents were split on whether the number of refugees being resettled in Minnesota should increase or stay about the same. On Trump's handling of immigration policy, women are more likely than men to disapprove, and younger voters are more likely to disapprove than older voters.
Only in northern Minnesota do a majority approve of Trump's approach to immigration.
More than 90 percent of Democrats oppose building a wall along the Mexican border if the U. Feehan said the U.
He's worried about the group of migrants currently making their way through Mexico bound for the U. We've got our own problems in this country to take care of. Jason Theisen of Milaca, Minn. Will Lager MPR News The latest Minnesota Poll found half of Minnesotans overall believe there should be a path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the country illegally.
There was less consensus, however, among the state's Republicans: And while "build that wall" has been a popular chant at the president's rallies across the country, Minnesota Republicans are not united on building what Trump envisions.
Last week's polling found two-thirds of the state's GOP voters support Trump's wall call, while only one-third of independents here agree, said Craig Helmstetter, the APM Research Lab's managing partner.
Poll respondent Shawnee Burnett disapproves of Trump's handling of immigration policy. The Oak Park Heights woman said she thinks some politicians try to gain favor with voters by criticizing immigrants.Emigration is the act of leaving a resident country or place of residence with the intent to settle elsewhere.
Conversely, immigration describes the movement of persons into one country . Part of that enthusiasm is the country’s recognition that, with an aging population, immigration is essential to economic growth. Add to that Canada’s geography — a long border with the.
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Reading A Nation of Immigrants should invigorate us all as we fight the forces of fear and hatred that seek to end all immigration to this country.” Senator Mazie K. Hirono President Kennedy in his timeless book on immigration, reminds us of the fact that we are a nation of immigrants /5(2).
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