The impact of illegal immigration on local schools, health care and employment is far more negative than positive, according to American voters.
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll found that only eight percent (8%) of likely U.S. voters believe recent illegal immigration has made their local health-care system better, while 40% say it has made it worse.
Forty-two percent (42%) think recent illegal immigration has not had much impact on local health care, and 10% are not sure.
These findings are just slightly changed from February, when 38% said illegal immigration had made local health care worse.
The latest findings come as New York City is struggling to deal with its migrant crisis.
By more than a 3-to-1 margin, U.S. voters are more likely to believe recent illegal immigration has made their local schools worse (39%) than better (11%), while 41% think it has not had much impact and 10% are not sure.
Similarly, 33% say recent illegal immigration made their local job market worse, compared to 11% who say it’s made the job market better.
Forty-three percent (43%) think illegal immigration has not had much impact on the local job market and 13% are not sure.
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