Study shows majority don't believe illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in U.S.
Only 5 percent believe immigrants should stay
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WASHINGTON - A new study on illegal immigrants is making lawmakers' job more difficult this morning.
According to a poll done by Reuters, more than half of U.S. citizens believe that most or all of the country's eleven million illegal immigrants should be deported.
Only five percent believe all illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay.
These findings contradict the Obama Administration's reform plan to make it easier for immigrants to obtain citizenship.
A group of eight bipartisan senators are also working on a deal to reform the country's immigration system, using a 'back of the line' approach to citizenship.
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