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Supreme Court / Immigration Battle / Arizona Law #1021708

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court’s review of Arizona’s aggressive immigration law featured; courtroom sketches shown; remarks from Justices Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor and John Roberts and Solicitor General Donald Verrilli† quoted; map shown of states targeted by the administration; details given about the Arizona provision requiring police to check immigration statuses and the provision making it a crime for illegal immigrants to work.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The costs for education, health care and criminal justice for illegal immigrants in Arizona and revenue from them cited.

(Phoenix: Brian Rooney) The impact of the Arizona law on immigrants and legal residents examined. [Illegal immigrant Leticia RAMIREZ††- says she has arrangements to have her children taken care of if she or her husband are deported.] [State representative Steve MONTENEGRO††- says people here illegally are leaving and crime is down.] [US citizen Jim SHEE††- notes he always carries his passport.] The number of deportations since the law took effect discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Rooney, Brian

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