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Trump / Immigration Plan / Miller & Acosta / A Discussion (Part I) #1114071

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) President Trump's plan to remake the immigration system with a point-based system for green card status discussed; how to earn points outlined on screen; details given about Acosta's confrontation with White House adviser Stephen Miller about the Statue of Liberty. [ACOSTA, MILLER - offer differing opinions on immigration & meaning of the Statue of Liberty & the Emma Lazarus poem.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's "New York Times" Charles Blow, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, Ana Navarro & former US attorney Matthew Whitaker about the immigration plan. [BLOW, LORD, NAVARRO, WHITAKER - offer views on how President Trump has pitted minority groups against each other, how we need skilled immigrants, how this is opening a debate on legal immigration, the issue of assimilation, that a point systems is racist & unAMerican, Navarro's minority community in Miami.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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