Statistics show that only 44% of Americans approve of Joe Biden’s handling of the crisis at the southern border, according to Fox News.
Currently, Biden stands at 42% approval and 56% disapproval.
However, Biden’s overall approval rating stands at 61%.
— AP-NORC Center (@APNORC) April 5, 2021
Customs and Border Protection has encountered more than 171,000 migrants in March alone.
100,441 migrants were encountered in the month of February.
Nearly nine in 10 Republicans disapprove of how the president is handling border security and immigration issues.
The Poll taken notes that most Americans think reuniting parents and children who were separated at the border and providing safe treatment to these unaccompanied children should be high priorities for the federal government.
53% of Americans that took part in the survey conveyed that increased security at the U.S.-Mexico border should be a key concern for Biden’s immigration agenda.
“Most Democrats say reuniting children and parents, providing safe treatment of unaccompanied minors at the border, and finding a way to grant legal status for immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children should be a high priority for the federal government.”
“Most Republicans think increasing border security, preventing people from overstaying their visas, and deporting undocumented immigrants should receive high priority by Washington.”
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While Biden’s numbers on border security and immigration are well underwater, he stands at 73% approval and 26% disapproval on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, 62%-36% on health care, 60%-43% on the economy, and 55%-43% on foreign policy. The president’s at 48%-50% on dealing with the federal budget and 45%-52% on gun policy.
The AP/NORC poll was conducted March 25-29, with 1,166 adults nationwide questioned. The survey’s overall sampling error is plus or 3.6 percentage points.