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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.

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    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.