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Immigration / Separated Families #1126482

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 2018
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) A report from the Department of Homeland Security on the whereabouts of 2,053 immigration children separated from their families cited; CBS Poll figures on the priority of reuniting families outlined on screen.

(El Paso: Mireya Villarreal) The issue of separated families featured; scenes shown of protests in Tornillo, Texas; details given about the limits on family phone calls. [Federal public defender Shane McMAHON†- says there are real stories of sadness here.] [Representative Joaquin CASTRO†- talks about the tent city facility; calls for a list of all the children & parents.]

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(Studio: DeMarco Morgan) The government plan to reunite separated immigrant families examined; statistics cited.

(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(White House: Errol Barnett) The status of a Congressional "consensus" immigration bill that is unlikely to pass examined. [Representative Michael McCAUL†- comments on the bill.] [President TRUMP - says our immigration laws are a laughing stock.] Trump tweet suggestion of deportation with no court cases quoted. [On "Face the Nation," Senator Bob CORKER - reacts to policies & why people want to live here.] CBS Polls finding on punishing illegals to show US toughness outlined on screen. The call from Senator Chuck Schumer for a czar to oversee family reunifications noted.

Quijano, Elaine;
Villarreal, Mireya;
Morgan, DeMarco;
Barnett, Errol

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