This table gives the results of a Zogby poll
(Released by the Center for Immigration Studies after the events of 9/11)

QUESTION 1: Do you think the government is doing enough or not enough to control the border and to screen people allowed into the country?

Not
Enough
Enough
   
All Americans
77%
18%
   
Race
Whites
79%
17%
Blacks
72%
23%
Hispanics
68%
25%
Party
Republicans
81%
15%
Democrats
77%
17%
Independents
70%
25%
Ideology
Liberals
74%
21%
Moderates
75%
21%
Conservatives
83%
13%
Household Income
Less than $25,000
70%
24%
$25,000 to $34,999
82%
12%
$35,000 to $49,000
82%
14%
$50,000 to $74,999
79%
19%
$75,000 and over
74%
22%
Region
Northeast
76%
15%
Midwest
76%
20%
South
79%
18%
West
75%
22%
QUESTION 2: Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree that enforcement of immigration laws and the border has been too lax and this made it easier for the terrorists to enter the country?

 
Agree
 
Disagree
   
All Americans
85%
13%
   
Race
Whites
87%
9%
Blacks
79%
19%
Hispanics
69%
27%
Party
Republicans
90%
7%
Democrats
83%
14%
Independents
80%
17%
Ideology
Liberals
79%
19%
Moderates
89%
10%
Conservatives
89%
8%
Household Income
Less than $25,000
84%
14%
$25,000 to $34,999
91%
7%
$35,000 to $49,000
89%
8%
$50,000 to $74,999
80%
19%
$75,000 and over
85%
13%
Region
Northeast
79%
16%
Midwest
87%
10%
South
88%
9%
West
83%
16%
Question 3: Do you think that a dramatic increase in resources devoted to border control and enforcement of immigration laws would help reduce the chances of future terrorist attacks or would it have no impact?

Help
Reduce
No
Impact
   
All Americans
72%
24%
   
Race
Whites
72%
22%
Blacks
70%
27%
Hispanics
70%
30%
Party
Republicans
78%
16%
Democrats
67%
29%
Independents
70%
24%
Ideology
Liberals
67%
28%
Moderates
74%
22%
Conservatives
77%
19%
Household Income
Less than $25,000
72%
23%
$25,000 to $34,999
77%
17%
$35,000 to $49,000
74%
23%
$50,000 to $74,999
69%
28%
$75,000 and over
71%
24%
Region
Northeast
75%
22%
Midwest
69%
27%
South
74%
20%
West
69%
26%