A new Pew Research Center Poll finds fully 73% of the country thinks police requesting immigration status documents is fine, while 67% think detaining someone for a status check is OK.
Democrats, a large majority of whom originally opposed the law, are now....... evenly split 45-46% approve-disapprove. The number of Democrats supporting the measure has been growing as more information spreads about its legal provisions and safeguards.
That last part really seems like a change to me. I think this is all due to the job situation. The idea of illegals doing "jobs Americans don't want to do" disappears when there are people out there who haven't had a job in 2 years. The idea of people not paying their fair share seems to not apply only to the rich. Also if you are a legal immigrant this all must be really galling as well.