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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

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.


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...

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