We asked for your opinions on President Barack Obama’s announcement last week that he would take executive action to delay deportation of as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants, which he viewed as one step toward comprehensive reform of the nation’s policy on immigration. Here are the results of the unscientific survey, based on as many as 1,775 responses.
1. Obama’s actions represented proper uses of executive power.
Strongly agree 32%
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Strongly disagree 49%
2. A Republican-led Congress in 2015 will likely pass legislation that would improve on Obama’s actions.
Strongly agree 14%
Strongly disagree 43%
3. I would have liked for the president to have gone even further.
Strongly agree 16%
Strongly disagree 53%
4. I know of someone who could be helped by the changes he announced.