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Immigration / Separated Families / Policy #1126395

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The mounting pressure on President Trump about the confusion about the separated immigrant families featured; scenes shown of Trump with families with members killed by undocumented immigrants & from a Fox show on the children. [TRUMP - says these families are permanently separated: killed by criminal illegals.] A tweet from First Lady Melania Trump about the issue & tweets from Trump on immigration laws quoted. [June 19, TRUMP - calls the US immigration system sad.] The real confusion in the administration over how to unite the families while carrying out the zero tolerance policy discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(McAllen, Texas: Marcus Moore) The problems in reuniting the scattered families featured; scenes shown from a reunion in Maryland of a Guatemala woman & her son & of the story of Allson Jimena Madrid, whose cries were recorded by ProPublica & now talking with her aunt by phone. [ProPublica reporter Ginger THOMPSON†- says many kids don't know phone numbers.] The Border Patrol operations in Laredo Texas, explained & shown. [US Customs & Border Protection agent Ken KROUPA†- says we are here to protect.] The release in McAllen of a busload of immigrant mothers with children discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Moore, Marcus
Duration:
00:06:40

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