Search the Archive

US-Mexico Border / Immigration #1126080

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 05, 2014
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Ana Cabrera) President Obama’s announcement that if Congress won’t take action on immigration reform that he will move forward on his own to address the surge of immigrants, including unaccompanied children, crossing into the US from Mexico noted. [OBAMA – says he takes executive action only when we have a serious issue and Congress chooses to do nothing.] [CNN legal analyst Jeffrey TOOBIN†- assesses the Constitutionality of Obama’s statement.] Live discussion held with CNN commentators Marc Lamont Hill and Ben Ferguson about Obama’s desire to use executive authority. [HILL, FERGUSON – express views on the extent of Obama’s power, the role of the Supreme Court, deportation policy and Speaker of the House John Boehner’s threat to sue Obama.]
Reporter(s):
Cabrera, Ana
Duration:
00:07:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.