A new study shows that most Americans support a path that would allow undocumented immigrants to gain American citizenship.
According to a report by the Public Religion Research Institute, which also included findings from the Brookings Religion, Values and Immigration Reform Survey, a steady 63% of Americans have thought that there should be a citizenship path for illegal immigrants throughout 2013.
Even though immigration reform laws are currently stalled in the Republican-dominated House of Representatives, support for immigration reform among polled Republicans rose from 53% to 60% from March to November. Self-identified Democrats, on the other hand, approved the measure at a rate of 70% during the same period. Approval for a citizenship path fell from 64% to 57% among self-identified Independents.