President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of Trump Statues’ National Garden ‘: Children are taught at school to’ hate their own country ‘Trump accuses those who knock down statues of wanting to’ overthrow the American Revolution ‘Republican voter approval on the immigration issue fell 9 percentage points in the past month, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll.
Eighty-two percent of Republicans said they approved of the job the president was doing on immigration in the June 22-23 poll, compared to 91 percent who said the same thing in the poll. May 13-14.
The president’s approval rating among voters on the immigration issue fell 7 percentage points in a month, from 54 percent in May to 47 percent in June.
Last week, the Trump administration announced a plan to refocus its reelection efforts on immigration, hoping to energize its base.
Details include new immigration restrictions that would limit work visas and a promise to re-fill the paperwork to finalize the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program following the June Supreme Court decision. block the president’s attempt to end it.
Immigration was the focal point in President Trump’s 2016 campaign, and most of the campaign’s conversation revolved around the issue of illegal immigration.
However, advocates argue that the Trump White House has gone too far in its treatment of those trying to enter the country legally.
A recent Gallup poll found that, for the first time, Americans want more immigration than less.
The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 951 registered voters between June 22 and 23. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.18 percentage points.