Where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand on immigration reform

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Where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand on immigration reform

Both presidential candidates want to secure borders but are at odds on every other aspect of immigration reform.

Where Trump stands:

-Wants to build a wall along the Southern border and have Mexico pay for it,

-Doesn't support citizenship path for undocumented

-In December 2015, Trump proposed a national ban on all Muslims entering the United States.

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In Trump's own words...
"We don't have a country if we don't have borders. We will build a wall. It will be a great wall it will do what it's supposed to do, keep illegal immigrants out. Now with that said, we're going to have a big beautiful door in the middle of that wall and people are going to come into our country, and they're going to come in legally."

Trump has recently gone from calling for mass deportations for millions to arguing deportations should focus on those who commit crimes.

He has also altered his call for a Muslim ban to bar "any nation that has been compromised by terrorism" from entering the United States.

Where Clinton stands:

-Supports comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship

-Wants to avoid deportations that would break up families and enable "millions of workers to come out of the shadows

-plans to support and defends Obama's executive actions to provide deportation relief for DREAMers

In Clinton's own words...
"We are in a global competition , and I'm not about to let anybody who can help make a contribution to our economy and our society get thrown away. So my perspective, we need to fix that. We need to remove the fear. And we need to make sure that we give every child the chance to do the best he or she can."

Which candidate's stance do you agree with?

Click through the gallery below to see politicians who refuse to support Donald Trump:

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Politicians who refuse to support Donald Trump

Mitt Romney has been critical of Trump's rhetoric. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Senator John Thune (R-SD) addresses delegates during the third session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush has not endorsed Trump, and insiders revealed in September he plans to vote for Hillary Clinton.

REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)

Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, was one of Donald Trump's primary targets during the primary season. 

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Former Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich stayed in the primary longer than most other candidates, and notably refused to appear at the GOP convention in the same arena with Trump, attending other events instead. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a close friend to Sen. John McCain, has been a vocal critic of Trump's. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
UPDATE: Although he didn't endorse Trump during the 2016 convention, Ted Cruz eventually changed his mind, saying in September he'd vote for the GOP nominee (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) 
Pictured: George Pataki participates in CNBC's 'Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate' live from the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado Wednesday, October 28th at 6PM ET / 8PM ET -- (Photo by: David A. Grogan/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) addresses the second session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida August 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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