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Tough immigration plans not a must
Poll shows GOP voters more concerned about terrorists, border security
AP Poll Immigration Ledb
This Aug. 28, 2014 file photo shows demonstrators being arrested in front of the White House during a protest on immigration reform. For all of the ferocity and double-speak over immigration reform at the GOP debate, most Republicans say the issue isn't a decisive factor in their vote for president according to a new AP-Gfk Poll. deeply unpopular within their party. More broadly, more Americans, regardless of their political affiliation, favor than oppose a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally, the poll shows. - photo by Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Retired postal clerk Jerry Wilson likes what he hears from GOP presidential hopefuls about overturning President Barack Obama's executive order easing deportation policies against people in the U.S. illegally. But he'll choose a Republican presidential nominee based on other issues — keeping American companies from moving overseas, for one. Keeping would-be attackers out of the country, for another.
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