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Poll: Hispanics Strongly Oppose Arizona Immigration Bill

A new "Wall Street Journal"/NBC News poll finds Hispanics overwhelmingly oppose Arizona's new illegal immigration law.

(Washington, DC) -- A new "Wall Street Journal"/NBC News poll finds Hispanics overwhelmingly oppose Arizona's new illegal immigration law.

Of Hispanic respondents, 70 percent are somewhat or strongly opposed to the law that requires law enforcement to verify a person's legal status if there is a suspicion that person is in the U.S. illegally.

Twenty-seven percent of Hispanics are somewhat or strongly supportive of the legislation.

The poll revealed strong concerns that the bill will lead to discrimination of Hispanics who are U.S. citizens or who are in the country legally.

Some 82 percent of Hispanics are concerned about racial profiling.

One-thousand people participated in the poll, which was released Wednesday evening.

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