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Immigration / Obama Policy #1028971

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The turnout of young undocumented immigrants to apply for President Obama's executive order that allows them to avoid deportation featured; scenes shown of people lined up; details given about the criteria for qualification. [Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Cindy AGUSTIN†- says it’s the first time they can get a Social Security number and a drivers license.] [Student Vanessa NUNEZ†- says we don’t have to live in the shadows anymore.] [June 15, OBAMA – says it’s the right thing to do.] [Telemundo Network news anchor Jose DIAZ-BALARAT†- says Congress was unwilling to pass the Dream Act so the president acted unilaterally.] [Immigrant Lisa ULLMANN‡- comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark

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