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Illegal Aliens #250700

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 04, 1977
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(Studio) Some of employed in United States not legally entitled to jobs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Report on illegal aliens employed in US; some being sent to Mexico City via Western Airlines flight noted. [AFL-CIO spokesperson William ROBERTSON - notes effect of illegal aliens on job market Illegal immigration by Mexican, Latin American and Far Eastern people noted. Difficulty for immigration officials in checking for illegals noted. [Immigration attorney Ron BONAPARTE - says reason they don't do it legally is difficulty of getting in. ] There may be no solution to problem; poverty in Mexico forces many from there to come over border to stay alive. [MAN - (translated) says they're too poor in Mexico.] [2nd MAN - (translated) says he's hungry in his land.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater (KPIX newsfilm)

(Studio) Estimated number of illegals in country noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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