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The united states is plagued with a number of political issues, some more important than others addressing these 10 issues will inevitably restore america to what once made it great. The difficult relationship between the police and blacks in the united states is evident in the deep-rooted racial divisions in the public's view of law enforcement and the criminal justice system but the latest associated press-norc center for public affairs research poll also finds agreement. 27 immigration and poverty in the united states with immigrants in this article, we examine the likely direct and indirect effects of immigration on poverty rates.
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