Source: NPR

A new poll conducted by NPR/Ipsos found that a majority of Americans support granting legal status for families and children who came to the U.S. as children.

Sixty-five percent of participants in the poll responded that they are in favor of giving legal status to immigrants currently protected under DACA. This data comes as temporary protection under DACA will expire for thousands of immigrants.

Furthermore, the poll found widespread support for allowing spouses to earn legal status (more than 80% support the measure), and about 84 percent supported granting legal status to children of legal immigrants.

Meanwhile, more than 21 percent of Americans believe that the United States would be stronger without immigration, as reported by NPR.

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NPR Poll Finds Americans in Support of Granting Legal Status for Immigrants Under DACA

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