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Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues
Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues

One of six Americans say that immigration issues now rank as the nation's most pressing problem, a tripling in just one month, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. That jump -- from 5% last month to 17% -- appears striking, but perhaps just as surprising is that the poll shows that, despite the large volume of publicity over the border situation, the overwhelming majority of Americans say they are focusing more on other problems, including dissatisfaction with government and economic issues. Perhaps less surprising is that two other polls, by the Pew Research Center and for the Washington Post-ABC News, give President Obama low marks for how he handled the crisis at the...

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