The sense of Congress is that...

Illegal immigrants who have no criminal background and meet strict guidelines like registration, paying a fine, and learning English should be allowed to earn citizenship over the course of several years.





The minority position is that immigration reform should not include a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. There should be no reward for illegal behavior.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, April 25-April 27, 2010, N=276, margin of error +/-5.65%