The Truth About Who Actually Supports and Opposes Obama’s Handling of Immigration

Anna Giaritelli, Immigration Reform, October 20, 2014


New data from a Paragon Insights poll indicated that both of those perceptions are partially incorrect. The early October survey looked into how Americans feel about President Obama’s handling of immigration. {snip}

Fifty-eight percent of likely voters disapproved of how Barack Obama has handled the issue of immigration. Only 32 percent of the country approved of his approach while 9 percent stated “don’t know/no opinion.” The below categorizations were all in response to whether they do or not approve of Obama’s management of national immigration policies.

  • More voters from ages 30 to 44 approved (41 percent) than those from 18 to 29 years of age (36 percent).
  • African Americans were the most approving of the president (64 percent), higher than Hispanics (57 percent)


  • 42 percent of respondents with a post-graduate degree approved while only 28 percent of those with less than a college degree agreed.
  • Urban dwellers were most in support while residents of rural areas were most opposed.
  • Democratic men were easily the most supportive demographic group, with 63 percent approving of Obama’s management of immigration. Republican men voiced the most disapproval (84 percent).


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  • I think blacks have the highest approval because and only because the question was about something related to Barack Obama. However, even at that, note that it was only 64%, which is nowhere near the 80s and 90s that blacks give most of Obama’s policies and their approval rating of Obama in general.

    • Oil Can Harry

      “Weez beez approvin’ of da brutha Obama cuz he be da same color as mah peoples!”

  • Ed

    By and large blacks love everything Obama does. When Obama came out for gay marriage, the next poll of Blacks showed a 20 point jump in gay marriage support.

    Just a bunch of lemmings.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Well, he black.

    • B.A_2014

      In all fairness there are plenty of white lemmings. Far too many for my liking.

  • superlloyd

    Blacks are too dumb to think through the implications of wholesale immigration of Hispanics. They think that their gibsmedats will last forever and the Hispanics will have solidarity with them. LOL.

    • dukem1

      Boy, are they wrong about that.

      • A Freespeechzone

        In the end, blacks will STILL be at the bottom of society.

      • MannyR

        Klan members have more empathy and respect for blacks than the average Hispanic.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Once again blacks operate against their own interest and support a policy designed to take away what few jobs there are for the low-skilled black to have. Maybe it is a secret master plan for them (since sitting around all day does appeal to them). If they imported immigrants to take all the low skilled jobs then no-one could say “get a job” because there really won’t be any.

    • Julius Caesar

      Well I’ll be…who knew blacks were so smart?

      • AmericanCitizen

        Most likely this is a happy coincidence for blacks, who could expect them to work when there really are no jobs for obsolete farming equipment.

  • Bryce Armstrong

    I’ve heard this chestnut about immigration hurting wellfare recipients and Blacks so many times from conservatives and ‘race realist’ (I can name names), can we just give it a rest now? Why don’t we just say Blacks can not make wise decisions?

    • Jack Whistler

      I don’t think anyone who observes the level of civilization (I use the term loosely) in black majority areas, (be they cities or countries) can honestly dispute your assertion.

  • HJ11

    Blacks stick together. Jews stick together.

    Whites need to stick together and we need to vote White. Do not try to deny race. Look for the White guy and also the most aware one and vote for him. Vote based on color. Those who look like us, are generally like us (even though some are caught up in false ideas). Remember, even a White who is deceived can produce White children who will be with us.

    • jayvbellis

      Very well said.

      We all need to find our own unique White tribes.

      Maybe the White Amish aren’t your White tribe.

      Good Ol White Boys in the South that luv football? Doesn’t really work for me.

      But, whatever you do – don’t try to face this world alone.

      Learn to say and think “we”, not “me, me, me, me”

  • dd121

    I don’t see how anybody but the most ignorant, could approve of Obama’s openly flaunting the Constitution and the law.

    • B.A_2014

      The funniest part about Obama and I’m not an American so im giving an outsiders view on the whole rags to filthy riches story. The American government is hated, universally and for good reason but president Ebola is loved. When he came to Ireland North and south the crowds were on the streets (the same thing happened when Clinton came.) Yet when Bush came there was skirmishes outside city hall and police presence was at an all time high. Basically Bush invades countries and he’s evil and white and when president Ebola does it everybody looks the other way because he’s black. Many non Americans see him as a revolutionary struggling against the racist system within America and trying to reform the American empire.

      • kjh64

        “Many non Americans see him as a revolutionary struggling against the racist system within America and trying to reform the American empire. ”

        A racist system? There are few or no countries on the planet that cater to non-Whites as much as the US does. Non-Whites in America have more power in our system than minorities in just about any country. I don’t see any other Western country electing a Black or non-White leader.

        • MannyR

          The fact that whites aren’t starving to death on the streets, living in cardboard boxes and be used as fuel for Soylent Green is racist to these cultural Marxists. There is nothing you can or could ever do that would make up for the fact that your white.

      • dd121

        The media has carefully crafted the negative view of Republicans that many Americans have. I recall as a child, long before I had any understanding of politics, I had the general impression that Republicans were bad.

      • HE2

        Ireland went crazy for BHO.

        One tea shop in Meath adopted “Obama” as the name for their store.

        It was sickening.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Democratic men were easily the most supportive demographic group…”

    Men“??? I have another word or two or three for them – and ‘men’ isn’t one of them.

  • Luca

    Hispanic-Americans who been here for more then two or three generations really want nothing to do with this current wave of mestizo peasants. Mexico and Central America are simply exporting their chronic, low IQ, criminal peasantry for us to deal with. Obama and crew love them because they’re stupid enough to vote the Democratic ticket.

    • B.A_2014

      I heard the Nixon tapes a long time ago but didn’t he say the Mexican in Mexico is of far better quality than the Mexican in the US. I think tricky Dicky was on to something. Obviously you aren’t going immigrate if your successful and living well in your own country. Immigrants especially those in the modern age are very often the losers. There is some 600,000 primitive Africans on the Edge of Africa ready to cram into Europe. I bet you could count on one hand the degrees they have between them.


        Exactly! None of them are coming here to be Americans, they are coming here to drain what they can FROM Americans. So, 3rd World status, here we come! < Thanks a lot Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., Clinton, Bush Jr., and now with all deliberate speed Barry Barrack Hussein Soetorro Obama! You've managed to murder America, congratulations! ) < Says LIBERTYSINCURSION with a face contorted in disgust at the bitter taste of words spoken in sarcasm, while in reality it is known to be a very unfunny, and severe situation, upon the tongue! )

        ( There is no punishment too severe for those who betray their own! )


    I’ve always felt that most blacks who support the illegal alien invasion. Do so not out of solidarity with the Hispanic immigrants, but rather out of hatred for White people. With all the negative effects for black America that the illegal alien invasion presents to black America, it really doesn’t make sense other wise. I mean, just look at places like South Central L.A. and even Compton. Both were famous black areas that were made into iconic black ghettos by gangster rappers in the 80’s and 90’s. However, from what I understand, those areas are now dominated by illegal invaders and their offspring. Which was done through what could only be called a literal, and deliberate ethnic cleansing of blacks from the area by these Hispanic gang bangers like MS-13. Where they would routinely go out and search for a black person, ANY black person, and simply kill them.

    Including an innocent 14 year old girl named Cheryl Green. Who was murdered by an illegal < I think? ) Hispanic gang banger as a message to all black people to get out, and they did. Also, as far as right now, blacks are the most effected group when it comes to competing against illegal alien labor for employment. It doesn't seem rational to support their own displacement, and replacement. But then again many deluded Whites are just as supportive, if not even more so of our very own displacement and replacement. So, who knows? It seems we are a Nation relentlessly pursuing our own self destruction, and doing so on all fronts. Well, as Star Wars's Yoda would say, "strong is insanity in this one".

  • MannyR

    Blacks approving of Obama’s immigration policy is for me stone cold evidence that they have got to the stupidest, most easily manipulated people on the planet. He’s literally importing millions of people that will put unskilled blacks out of work and take away their status as favored Democrat pet. It stuns me that these people are truly this dumb.

    • Alexandra1973

      Lack of future-time orientation comes into play here too, I should think. Never mind what consequences their actions will have down the road, it’s all about today, the here and now.

    • jayvbellis

      It’s understandable – same as Blacks in Detroit continuing to support Coleman Young over those many, many years, Irish Americans in Mass continuing to support Ted Kennedy and the Kennedy family, year after year after year.

      It’s a tribal thing. Only White true believer Libertarian Constitutionalists think and vote race denying, ethnic denying principles based on reason.

      Please join a tribe – learn to say and think “we”, “us” vs “them”.

      Ebola infected, Black West Africans ain’t “us” – the walking dead ain’t “us”. The tribe that opened D’Jango unchained on Christmas Day ain’t us.

  • Curious

    I got into an interesting conversation with a stranger one day. The stranger was quite polite and well spoken about how immigration is a danger to this country and should be severely limited because we don’t really need any more workers here and have plenty of people here to suit our needs already. He cited national security as an important factor to look people over carefully before letting them in as well.
    What interested me was that he was a young black man with long dreadlocks – not the sort of person you’d expect to be oppositional in nature to a normally “liberal” platform. I guess not even all of them drink the koolaid.