UT/TT Poll: Texans Split on Immigration Overhaul

A narrow majority of registered Texas voters would favor an overhaul of federal immigration law that included a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already in the U.S., according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

Opposition to that sort of change is strong, too, at 44 percent.

“Support for comprehensive immigration reform increased by six points since our last poll” in October, said James Henson, co-director of the poll and head of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He said the changes coincide with a national debate on the subject, but ...

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