How are you importing the data? For example, if you're using BULK INSERT, the probable way to fix this is to use the RAW file type which will bring the data in with no conversion.
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First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
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