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Immigration Among Iowa Voters' Top Concerns

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Immigration Among Iowa Voters' Top Concerns

Election 2008

Immigration Among Iowa Voters' Top Concerns

Immigration Among Iowa Voters' Top Concerns

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The Candidates on Immigration

Read a breakdown of presidential candidates' votes and positions on some of the main immigration legislation in recent years.

Immigration is a "very important" issue to Iowa voters, right up there with the economy and the war.

That may be due in part to the large influx of immigrants in recent years, mostly from Mexico and Central America, who work in the state's pork and poultry plants.

Many Iowa voters say they want the next president to do more to stop illegal immigration.

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