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Illegal Aliens / California Raid / Banuelos #213646

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1971
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(Studio) Raid by federal agents proves embarrassing to administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Gardena, California) Immigration agents raid Romana Food Company owned by Mrs. Romana Banuelos, President' nominee for United States Treasury 36 arrested. Mrs. Banuelos says didn't know aliens working there and claims raid move by Democrats to thwart nomination. [Immigration Bureau George K. ROSENBERG - says company didn't violate law because there is no law. But company consistently hires illegal aliens. My operation not political oriented; have served under 6 President and enforce law as Congress enacts it; no political connections.] Raids to continue until bureau sure no aliens there.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

(Studio) White House security check didn't turn up reports of other raids there. Ziegler says no indication her name to be pulled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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