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US-Mexico Border / Immigration #1126573

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The surge of children from Central America crossing into the US illegally noted.

(White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s response to the crisis at the border featured; details given about his request for emergency funding, the dilemma over the anti-sex trafficking law and his goal to speed up the deportation process; scenes shown of protests against his strategy. [OBAMA – notes children will go through the legal process and in most cases be sent back home.] [Casa de Virginia/Maryland Gustavo TORRES††- says those kids are victims of violence & poverty and we need to treat them with compassion.] Plans for Obama to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Garrett, Major

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