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A 39% plurality of Americans say the border situation is a crisis, and 33% consider it to be a major problem. Most Americans have sympathy for migrants.
Americans support immigration, generally. They also view immigrants positively for their cultural contributions but have concerns about their impact on drug and crime issues.
Americans' views of national conditions remain sour, with 18% satisfied with the way things are going and the Economic Confidence Index holding at -43.
Americans' perspectives on what's ailing the country most were largely steady in April, except for sharp increases in those mentioning crime and guns.
President Joe Biden remains underwater in his overall job approval and ratings of his handling of six issues. His handling of the coronavirus response is the only issue on which he earns majority-level approval.
Americans' satisfaction with the level of immigration into the U.S. was already low, but it has now has fallen to the lowest in a decade. More are dissatisfied because they want immigration decreased, but a wide partisan gulf persists.
How many more people from Latin America could be coming to the southern U.S. border? And what message is U.S. leadership sending to them?
Registered voters rate the economy as the most important factor influencing their vote this midterm election cycle, but abortion and crime are close behind.
Read a review of where the American public stands on gun control, immigration, and climate change.
After hitting a new low in July, President Joe Biden's job approval rating is up six points to 44%, mostly because of independents' higher approval.
Americans offer mixed guidance on the future of immigration, although slightly more now say they want it decreased than increased. The shift is driven by Republicans.
Americans' support for admitting Ukrainian refugees smashes historical Gallup records since 1939.
With emergency powers limiting border entries about to end, Republicans are highly concerned about illegal immigration, while Democrats are not.
A 58% majority of Americans are dissatisfied with the level of immigration into the U.S. today, and 34% are satisfied. Those dissatisfied are over four times more likely to say it should be decreased than increased.
Americans' satisfaction with a variety of aspects of U.S. life and public policy areas remains depressed from 2020, with many declining further since 2021.
Americans' confidence in the economy continues to weaken, and their mentions of economic issues as the nation's top problem are rising. Meanwhile, a record-high 74% now say it is a good time to find a quality job.
Americans' satisfaction with the direction of the U.S. has dropped to 23%, while mentions of COVID-19 as the nation's top problem surge.
Americans are split on whether U.S. immigration should be increased, decreased or kept at its present level.
Americans' mentions of COVID-19 as the most important U.S. problem have fallen to the lowest point since the pandemic began, but government remains a top concern.