Poll: Most Californians, including Latinos, favor deportations and travel restrictions

Poll: Most Californians, including Latinos, favor deportations and travel restrictions

[Ed. – Most Californians are ordinary people trying to live their lives, not activists trying to dictate how everyone else must live his life.  They understand that deportations and travel restrictions are about keeping criminals and terrorists out of THEIR communities.]

Most Californians support President Donald Trump’s travel ban and think that deportations of illegal immigrants should actually increase, according to a survey by the UC Berkley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

The survey also said that 53 percent of Latinos supported more deportations.

According to the Haas Institute, “The poll … revealed that Californians have views that may seem contradictory, including the fact that nearly half those surveyed support a so-called ‘Muslim ban’. Punishing immigrants is still popular: 59% said increasing deportations is important.”

However, these results do not show that Californians have conservative views on immigration. Rather, they show a more nuanced approach, which the Institute says “may seem contradictory.”

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