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Immigration / Obama Plan #1024444

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) An immigration bombshell from President Obama that will keep immigrant children in the country introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The reprieve for undocumented immigrants examined; details given about the elements of the deportation reprieve. [OBAMA - says we will lift the shadow of deportation from these young people; states this is not amnesty, not immunity, not a permanent fix.] [March 2011, OBAMA - says he cannot suspend deportation.] [Secretary of Homeland Security Janet NAPOLITANO - comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The heckling of the president during his Rose Garden speech by Hal Munro, a reporter from a conservative Website, noted. [OBAMA - tells the man it is not the time for questions; states this is the right thing to do for the American people.] Report introduced.

(Miami: David Muir) The reaction in Miami to the President's immigration speech examined; details given about the case of Daniela Pelaez†, the Miami high school valedictorian who was to be deported to Colombia and about the outrage from conservatives to the move. [PELAEZ, her lawyer Nera SHEFER†- comment on her case.] [On "Time" cover, reporter immigrant Jose VARGAS†- says we could not be ignored.] [Voice of Glenn BECK†- says this is amnesty for illegal immigrants.] [Arizona Governor Jan BREWER†, presidential candidate Mitt ROMNEY - respond.]

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Thomas, Pierre;
Muir, David
Duration:
00:06:20

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