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Immigration Reform / Obama / The Border #1037786

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's speech in Nevada about immigration reform and government spending on border safety introduced. [OBAMA - outlines the tenets of immigration reform; promises to send up a bill if Congress delays action.]

(Nogales, Arizona: Gary Tuchman) The issue of border security/insecurity examined; scenes shown from border ranches and the kinds of fencing. [Nogales, Arizona, rancher Dan BELL†- cites the border crossings; recounts running into smugglers.] How illegals cross into the US discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Margaret Hoover and "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow about the politics of the immigration issue. [HOOVER - talks about border security issues and the political landscape on new coalitions.] [BLOW - says the crucial measurement is dealing with the 11 million people here now illegally; explains the politics of the Republican approach and the issue of rewarding illegal activity.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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