With some Republicans now backing a "path to citizenship" for America's 11 million illegal immigrants, the prevailing DC consensus is that mass deportation is not going to happen.
That political wisdom clashes with the majority view in Main Street USA, however. A new poll shows that over half of American citizens think "most or all of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants should be deported," according to Reuters.
30% believe most undocumented immigrants should be deported, while 23% believe ALL of them should.
The split between lawmakers and many voters on this issue is vividly illustrated in the amusingly heated debate between John McCain and his Arizonan constituents at a recent Town Hall (video below).