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    Most Americans Don't Want Undocumented Immigrants to Leave: Poll
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    FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2016 file photo, an unmarked police truck patrols the outside of a detention center in Eloy, Arizona.

    A majority of Americans would like to see undocumented immigrants stay in the country and get a chance to become citizens, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

    The 60 percent response was the highest since the Quinnipiac poll started asking the question four years ago, NBC News reported.

    Despite being among the top issues for Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, only 6 percent of respondents said immigration should be Trump's top priority. Instead, 24 percent named the economy as most important.

    The poll was conducted Nov. 17-20 among 1,071 respondents and has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

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