Texans Support Citizenship for Children Brought into This Country Illegally, Poll Says

Martha Waggonner, Walker Waggonner, Katie Powell and Gail McGlothin stand in silence holding candles and signs during a silent vigil in honor of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza in Tyler, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.President Trump rode a wave of resentment over immigration into the White House, and he has promised to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that has prevented the deportation of more than 700,000 young people who grew up in the United States and do not know their native land. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas also has taken the position that no matter how someone entered the country, if they came here outside the “rule of law,” they will need to leave and apply for permission to immigrate. But a new Quinnipiac Poll found 55 percent of self-identified Texas Republicans supported allowing these so-called Dreamers to stay in the United States with a path to citizenship. Overall, 71 percent of Texans who responded to the poll backed the…View Original Post

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