July 15, 2021: When deciding who should be allowed to enter the United States each year, 54% of voters believe the top priority should be given to those with skills that will benefit the United States rather than those who have relatives in the United States. A Scott Rasmussen national survey found that 24% believe family relationships should be the top priority, while 22% are not sure.
Sixty-four percent (64%) of Republicans believe preference should be given to those with skills that will benefit the United States. So do 47% of Democrats and 44% of independent voters.
The survey also found that 23% believe there should be no limits placed on the number of people entering the United States.
Scott Rasmussen is founder and president of the Rasmussen Media Group. He is a political analyst, author, public speaker, independent public opinion pollster and columnist for Creators Syndicate. Read Scott Rasmussen's Reports — More Here.
- ScottRasmussen.com, "54 percent believe immigration policy should be based upon skills, not family," July 6, 2021
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