Immigration [Poll-Rasmussen, May 4, 2015]

Article subtitle: 
Support for More Border Control Hits Four-Year High
Article publisher: 
Rasmussen Reports
Article date: 
4 May 2015
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

A growing number of voters consider illegal immigration a serious problem and believe controlling the border is the most important thing the government can do, even if using the military is necessary.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 77% of Likely U.S. Voters now consider illegal immigration a serious problem in America today, with 51% who say it is Very Serious. Just 19% don’t think it’s a serious problem, and that includes only three percent (3%) who say it’s Not At All Serious ...

Most also think the Mexican government doesn’t do enough to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking and favor stopping foreign aid to our southern neighbor until it does more to prevent illegal border crossings ...

CAIRCO Research

USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty...

  • 2015 - $136.9 Million dollars requested by Mexico
  • 2014 - $207.2 million dollars given in Foreign Aid to Mexico

   GOP: No foreign aid to Mexico, Central America until border crisis resolved-2014
May 4, 2015 - Orange County Register -  Shyima Hall was a modern-day child slave who was sold into slavery at the age of 8 by her parents in Egypt. She was forced to work for a wealthy Egyptian family that moved with her to the U.S. ... The stories of Salem and Ho echo that of Shyima Hall...As foreign nationals, they entered The Salvation Army Orange County’s program for survivors ... The Salvation Army helped her get a visa and one better: It arranged for her entire family to join her in America ..Salem’s husband and five children, aged 5 to 14, arrived one year ago ... The family who enslaved her fled the country as soon as they realized Salem was gone ...