On Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offered some specifics about what his immigration policy would be after launching his presidential candidacy last month insisting that many undocumented Mexican immigrants were “rapists.”
Trump told CNN that he would deport all of the approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S. and that he would consider letting “the good ones” back into the country. As for undocumented young people who were brought to the U.S. as infants and children, Trump expressed that he was unsure if he would allow them to stay, commenting that “it depends.”
A poll released today shows that Trump leads the presidential GOP field, polling ahead of Scott Walker and Jeb Bush. This indicates that Trump’s nativist language and attitude toward immigrants does not seem to hurt his standing with Republican voters.