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The partisan chasm on immigration

So President Trump wants Congress to solve the “Dreamers" issue in six months? Here's a reality check on why any immigration legislation falls apart once Congress gets ahold of it. This poll, from Quinnipiac University last month, shows that Republicans and Democrats aren't just divided on what to do about undocumented immigrants. They live in different universes, with independents somewhere in the middle of the huge chasm.

Data: Quinnipiac University Poll, August 16, 2017; Note: Don't know responses not shown; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios