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Trump antes up on immigration stance in Las Vegas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference about immigration, Friday, July 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Business developer and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump says his comments about immigration have become a movement and has pointed to violence perpetrated by immigrants in the U.S. illegally to defend his stance.

Trump is speaking on Saturday to a couple of thousand people gathered for the annual Libertarian-led FreedomFest inside a Planet Hollywood ballroom on the Las Vegas Strip.

Trump brought on stage Jamiel Shaw Sr., a Southern California man whose 17-year-old son was shot and killed in 2008 by a man in the country illegally. Shaw told the crowd about his son’s death, adding he trusts Trump.

One Arizona woman who says she’s been a Libertarian for 43 years held a sign protesting that “Donald Trump is not a Libertarian.”

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