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Illegal Aliens / Government Jobs #13211

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1971
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(Studio) Large group of illegal aliens hold jobs in US.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 800,000 aliens reported employed. 50,000 employed by United States government; military bases largest employer; 65 at West Point.

(W. Point, New York) Academy shown. West Point cooperating with Immigration Naturalization Service. Aliens use forged documents to get jobs; arrest delayed until new workers hired.

(DC) 500,000 aliens in South California. Many Mexicans sent back as caught.

(S. California) Bus takes illegal aliens back to Mexico. [Immigration Agent Noel DORAN - says employers don't care if they're illegal aliens; can work them cheaper.] Long Beach company checks workers out, but says forged papers easy to get. [Atlas, Incorporated Robert ROOTH - says agents have been in here; have taken aliens I didn't suspect.] 1 company representative says nothing companies can do about it.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Gill, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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