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Immigration Law / Millionaire Visa Provision #137197

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Gary Shepard) Provision in the new immigration law that gives 10,000 wealthy immigrants the chance to become permanent residents by investing a million dollars in a business that creates at least ten new jobs examined; details given of California's recruitment of such immigrant investors. [Lieutenant Governor Leo McCARTHY - comments.] [Former US Immigration and Naturalization Services commissioner Harold EZELL - makes speech to wealthy foreigners; says we took "boat people," so let's take "yacht people."] Opposition to this approach noted. [Center for Human Rights Peter SCHEY - cites implications.]

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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