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Immigration becomes issue in suburbs

By Hatewatch Staff on October 11, 2005 - 9:09 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Suburban politicians once had to master a small but demanding catalog of local issues. Taxes, garbage, crime and schools were always the big ones. But recently a volatile new issue has been showing up on the local meet-the-candidate circuit, and it is pretty much the opposite of the familiar and the local. It is illegal immigration.

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