Americans overwhelmingly support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Fifty-seven percent of Americans favor creating a path to citizenship, with 39 percent opposed, the ABC/Washington Post survey found. Eighty-two percent of Hispanics support a path to citizenship, compared with 51 percent of whites. Seven in 10 Americans between 18 and 29 support a path.
Hispanic voters were a key part of President Barack Obama’s winning reelection coalition.
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