Americans could be forgiven for having poll whiplash this week.
“Shock poll: Americans want massive cuts to legal immigration,” said a headline from the Washington Times.
“Americans broadly embrace the Democratic immigration position,” declared a Washington Post headline, with the release of a new ABC/Washington Post poll.
On immigration, as on any other issue, it can seem that there’s a poll result that supports just about any position. Here’s a look at immigration polls to explain what findings are shaky — and to highlight what can reasonably be concluded about Americans’ views on immigration.