While naturalizations generally rise during presidential election years, Mr. Trump provided an extra boost this year. He began his campaign in June describing Mexicans as drug-traffickers and rapists. His pledge to build a border wall and make Mexico pay for it has been a regular applause line. He has vowed to create a deportation force to expel the estimated 11 million immigrants here illegally, evoking mass roundups of the 1950s.Among 8.8 million legal residents eligible to naturalize, about 2.7 million are Mexicans, the largest national group, federal figures show. But after decades of low naturalization rates, only 36 percent of eligible Mexicans have become citizens, while 68 percent of all other immigrants have done so, according to the Pew Research Center.
2) Mr. Trump is still around 35%. More than half of GOP voters are voting for someone else; and,
3) Mr. Trump continues to lose to Hillary Clinton: 50-41!
Friday March 11: Two Cuban Americans running for president plus the Florida GOP primary..... https://t.co/24khTq7PmS— Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) March 11, 2016
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