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Newt Gingrich on illegal immigrants in US Republican debate

New Republican presidential front runner Newt Gingrich has risked reversing his recent poll gains by saying he favoured allowing some illegal immigrants who have lived in the US for many years to stay.

The eight Republican presidential hopefuls traded blows on national security in the latest in a series of TV debates in Washington DC.

  • 23 Nov 2011
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