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Immigration divides Australian voters

4 September 2013 Last updated at 14:28 BST

Thousands of immigrants seek a better life in Australia, but the issue of what to do with them is becoming a key issue in the country's forthcoming election

Jon Donnison spoke to a woman who fled from Syria, now living in Australia, about her fears of never being reunited with her children again under Australia's current immigration rules.

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