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Immigration / Separated Families / Politics #1126198

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 17, 2018
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(Tornillo, Texas: Mireya Villarreal) The policy by President Trump's administration of separating immigrant families at the border featured; scenes shown of protests outside the tent city on Tornillo. [Representative Beto O'ROURKE - says America has to own this.] [Protesters Jane GRIFFITH, Jacqueline ALOTTO - speaks out.] [Representative Will HURD - comments on the tent facility.] Homeland Security statistics on separations cited.

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(Studio: Tony Dokoupil) A fact check on children separated from their families examined; details given about the law changed with the Trump zero tolerance policy. [TRUMP - says it its the Democrats' law.] [Migration Policy Inst. fellow Grace MEISNER‡- says they are deciding to prosecute everybody.]

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(White House: Errol Barnett) The immigration bills before Congress examined; Trump tweet blaming Democrats & a letter from Senators Susab Collins & Jeff Flake about the zero tolerance policy quoted. [On "Meet the Press," Trump adviser Kellyanne CONWAY; COLLINS, Representative Hakeem JEFFRIES†- talk about the immigration policy.] A statement from First Lady Melania Trump's spokeswoman about separating families quoted.

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Further coverage of the immigration issue on "CBS This Morning" noted.

Reporter(s):
Quijano, Elaine;
Villarreal, Mireya;
Dokoupil, Tony;
Barnett, Errol
Duration:
00:06:30

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