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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)
Voters support a path to legalization for immigrants here illegally
Voters support a path to legalization for immigrants here illegally

Though deeply concerned about the effects of illegal immigration on California, state voters broadly support a path to legalization for the nation's 12 million unauthorized residents, according to a new poll. Across major demographic and partisan groups, nearly three in four of those surveyed favor an overhaul of federal immigration laws. But sharp divisions emerge over the fate of unaccompanied minors from Central America who have streamed over the U.S. border in recent months, the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows. Nearly half call for the children to be immediately deported, but a similar number say they should be allowed to stay in California as they await legal...

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