'Older and younger Americans don't agree on the immigration bill currently before the U.S. Senate, but a small majority of Americans overall favors the bill, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey.
The poll also indicates that more than six in 10 say border security rather than a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants should be the bigger priority.More people think border security should be a priority than a pathway to citizenship, I'm sure the BBC won't want to report that.
According to the poll, 51% say they support a bill that would attempt to increase border security and create a pathway to citizenship for many undocumented immigrants, with 45% saying they are opposed to such a measure.
People 65 and older oppose the bill by a 17-point margin, while younger Americans tend to favor it.
The survey was conducted June 11-13, with 1,014 adults nationwide questioned by telephone. The survey's overall sampling error is plus or minus three percentage points.
Find out more about the poll on CNN's new morni ng show, “New Day,” at 6 a.m. ET on CNN.'