Poll: GOP voters back immigration reform

The survey, which was conducted in both English and Spanish, found that 41 percent of Hispanic voters “strongly support” comprehensive immigration reform; while 28 percent of white voters and 17 percent of African American voters said the same.

Asked how important the issue was to determining which candidate to vote for, 85 percent of Hispanic voters called it “important” while 53 percent said it was “very important.” Seventy-four percent of white voters and 58 percent of African American voters called it important.

Overall, only 28 percent of those surveyed oppose comprehensive immigration reform, with 12 percent saying they are strongly opposed.