A majority of Americans say they want President TrumpDonald TrumpClyburn says he's worried about losing House, 'losing this democracy' Sinema reignites 2024 primary chatter amid filibuster fight Why not a Manchin-DeSantis ticket for 2024? MORE and Congress to reach an agreement for stronger borders and a pathway to citizenship for those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, according to a Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey released exclusively to The Hill.
The poll, which was conducted in July, found 62 percent of Americans want such a deal, while 58 percent said they believed there was a growing humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border.
Trump declared a state of emergency earlier this year in an effort to divert resources toward constructing a wall on the southern border after Democrats blocked funding for one, resulting in a 35-day partial government shutdown.
The administration has also issued a number of rules to limit asylum-seekers and to make deportations easier.
Meanwhile, Democrats have decried the living conditions at immigration detention facilities along the southern border.
Twelve people have died in the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since September, including several ill children.
Full poll results will be posted online later this week. The Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey is an online sample drawn from the Harris Panel and weighted to reflect known demographics. As a representative online sample, it does not report a probability confidence interval.