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California / Proposition 187 #151242

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The backlash in California to Proposition 187, which would deny social services to illegal immigrants, examined; scenes shown from an anti-187 demonstration by University of California law students. The groups opposing enforcement of the new law detailed. [Immigration attorney Peter SCHEY, L.A. board of education Warren FURUTANI, Southern California Hospital Council David LANGNESS, Los Angeles County sheriff Sherman BLOCK - outline opposition to 187.] The unlikelihood that illegals would leave the United States no matter what noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Tim O'Brien) The legal consequences of efforts in Texas that began in 1976 to require illegals to pay to attend public schools examined in light of constitutional questions raised by Prop 187. [In 1980s, Texas attorney general Mark WHITE - comments.] Position taken by Supreme Court Justice William Brennan on education in the Texas case quoted. The prospects for a Supreme Court landmark ruling on the rights of undocumented immigrants noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy;
O'Brien, Tim

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