TITLE

Amnesty Debate Has Heavy Impact on Polls

AUTHOR(S)
Franc, Mike
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Human Events;6/18/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 21, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the status of efforts by U.S. President George W. Bush to pass the proposed immigration reform bill, which would grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. The remarks made by Bush against the opponents of the bill created a torrent of criticism from his political base. His efforts have also affected his overall approval rating, according to separate surveys by NBC News/Wall Street Journal and the Pew Research Center, and Gallup.
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