Poll: Support to Shut Down Gov’t Over DACA Amnesty Collapses to Less than 35 Percent Among Democrats

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Support for shutting down the federal government unless nearly 800,000 illegal aliens are given amnesty has collapsed, with less than 35 percent of Democrats saying they favor the plan.

A new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll reveals how unpopular a plan to shut down the federal government over amnesty for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) illegal aliens truly is, even among Democrats who are the most sympathetic to the illegal alien population.

According to the poll, only 34 percent of Democrats say it is “definitely worth” shutting down the government in order to give amnesty to DACA illegal aliens.

In just a month, overall support for a DACA amnesty has fallen as well. Last month, 29 percent of Americans believed DACA amnesty was a priority.

Now, only 25 percent — or one in four Americans — of all Americans surveyed said they believe the government should be shut down in order to doll out a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.

The Democrat support for shutting down the government in order to give amnesty to DACA illegal aliens has virtually collapsed in just a few months, as amnesty becomes increasingly unpopular.

For example, just a few months ago, 53 percent of Democrats said DACA amnesty was a priority for Congress that should be done before the end of the year, as Breitbart News reported.

In September, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the DACA program, created by President Obama, would be phased out by March 2018.

Despite little support for amnesty for illegal aliens, Democrats, the Republican establishment, the cheap labor industry, big business and the open borders lobby have teamed up to relentlessly push for legalizing up to 3.5 million illegal aliens who are on the DACA rolls or eligible for DACA.

The latest effort to pass pro-American immigration reforms — such as halving legal immigration down to 500,000 immigrants a year by ending the process of “chain migration” whereby new immigrants are allowed to bring their foreign relatives to the U.S. — is coupled with an amnesty for DACA illegal aliens.

Though the end to chain migration is tacked onto an amnesty, by greatly reducing legal immigration levels, whereby the U.S. currently admits more than one million immigrants a year, American wages would rise and blue-collar U.S. workers would be relieved from having to compete with the current immigrant-flooded labor market.

At the same time, an amnesty for illegal aliens would betray President Trump’s base of supporters, as he adamantly opposed any such plan during the 2016 presidential election.

John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter at @JxhnBinder.


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