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Trump's move to the centre unlikely to work

The white professionals, blacks and Hispanics he is trying to reach probably won't be swayed

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Now, Mr Trump says he won't deport those illegals with no criminal records, and if they pay "back taxes". It is a "very, very hard thing", he says, to deport someone who has stayed a long time.

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UNTIL late last year, it would have been safe to say that most Americans had never heard about a 1950s programme by the US federal government known as Operation Wetback.

In fact, no one would resort to using the expression "wetback" in polite society these days; it is a