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Yearning To Breathe Free (Part II) #103558

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(US-Mexican Border: Rebecca Chase) Econ. plight of illegal aliens from Mexico and implications for United States examined; details given, scenes shown. [Maria HERNANDEZ - notes inability to provide for children in Mexico.] [Border patrol spokesperson Mike WILLIAMS, Gus DeLAVINIA - feel borders are out of control.] Related statistics outlined; "commuter" phenomenon of Mexican aliens described. [Otillo RODRIGUEZ -(thru translator) acknowledges illegality of his working in US; cites economy importance of such work to him.] [Eldias ORTIS - (thru translator) comments on process involved and his need for work.] [Dr. Jorge BUSTAMANTE - believes rhetoric, not illegal aliens, is out of control.] [El Paso Cnty. manager Pat O'ROURKE - claims illegal aliens are bankrupting town's services.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Part III announced.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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