Survey ReportsAugust 12, 2019

Public’s Priorities for U.S. Asylum Policy: More Judges for Cases, Safe Conditions for Migrants

Most continue to favor legal status for undocumented immigrants

PublicationsJuly 25, 2019

Public’s Views of Nation’s Economy Remain Positive and Deeply Partisan

Americans continue to have positive views of the nation’s economy, though views are split by party. Most Republicans and half of Democrats rate their personal finances positively.

PublicationsApril 11, 2019

Little Public Support for Reductions in Federal Spending

When Americans are asked to make up the budget for the federal government, they have little appetite for austerity measures. Asked about 13 different government program areas, from veterans benefits to foreign aid, no more than about a quarter favor reducing spending in any specific area. The survey by Pew Research Center, conducted March 20-25 […]

Survey ReportsApril 4, 2019

Growing Partisan Divide Over Fairness of the Nation’s Tax System

As the April 15 tax deadline approaches, overall public views of the fairness of the nation’s tax system have changed only modestly since 2017, before passage of major tax legislation. However, partisan differences on tax fairness have increased considerably since then, and now are wider than at any point in at least two decades. Two […]