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One man, two faces: Trump is anti-migrant, except in his Spanish ads

He’s attempting a balancing act in a bid to court Latino voters while spouting anti-immigration slogans elsewhere

Jason Lange and Elizabeth Culliford

US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has run more than 3,000 Facebook adverts in English asking for support to curb illegal immigration in the past six months, often asking people to sign online petitions to “deport illegals”.

But Republican Trump’s more than 1,200 Facebook ads in Spanish during the same period hardly mention his signature campaign promise to be tough on immigration.

Instead, they warn that Democrats want Venezuela-style socialism and advertise “Latinos for Trump” merchandise, according to our review of more than 69,000 of Trump’s Facebook ads since May...

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