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Should law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes so that federal immigration authorities can take custody of them?

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Illegal Immigrant Detainment Poll Results

Yes

806,620 votes

63%

No

483,378 votes

37%

Distribution of answers submitted by America.

2 Yes answers
3 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 8, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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On October 7, 2013 California Governor Jerry Brown signed a state bill prohibiting law-enforcement officials from detaining an individual on the basis of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold after that person becomes eligible for release, unless he or she has been charged with or convicted of certain crimes, including violent felonies.  See recent illegal immigration news

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