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Immigration / Separated Families / Policy #1126424

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 23, 2018
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(Studio: Whit Johnson) Report introduced.

(White House: Tara Palmeri) The backlash against the administration's immigration policy examined; details given about the refusal of a Virginia restaurant to admit White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders & family members; tweet from Sanders & her father Mike Huckabee about the Red Hen restaurant quoted; scenes shown of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen being heckled at a restaurant last week. [President TRUMP - attacks the Democratic immigration policy allowing crime to come into this country.] [June 20, TRUMP - says he did not like families being separated.] A narrow Congressional immigration bill discussed.

(Studio: Whit Johnson) Report introduced.

(Hidalgo, Texas: Marcus Moore) The issue of the whereabouts of children separated from their families under the now-rescinded Trump policy featured; scenes shown of protests in McAllen, Texas; statistics cited. [Civil rights activist Doloers HUERTA†- explains the fast in support of the families.] [Trying to reunite family members, Nila SERRANO†- says there is no response.] The call form lawmakers for the government to open the facilities where children are being held discussed.

(Studio: Whit Johnson) Further coverage of the immigration debate on "This Week" noted.

Johnson, Whit;
Palmeri, Tara;
Moore, Marcus

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