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Immigration Ignites Fiery Debate in Australian Election Campaign

Australia votes in a federal election in July, and immigration will be a key issue.  Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has stoked controversy by saying illiterate and innumerate refugees would take Australian jobs. Critics say his comments were racist. But immigration played a key part in the election of the center-right coalition in 2013. Opinion polls have both major parties neck-and-neck as campaigning continues ahead of Australia’s federal election.  While the economy is the...

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