Mass. Voters Split on Sheltering Immigrant Children

A new Boston Globe poll finds Bay State voters split on Governor Patrick’s plan to temporarily shelter unaccompanied immigrant children at state air bases or military training installations.

Given the details of Patrick’s proposal, 50 percent of Massachusetts voters polled expressed support for Patrick’s plan, while 43 percent opposed it.

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But on national immigration initiatives, respondents were more skeptical. Asked more broadly whether the migrant children should be allowed to stay in the United States after judicial hearings, only 39 percent answered yes, compared with 43 percent who said the children should be deported.

Read the complete Boston Globe story here.