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Cuban and Haitian Refugees #271251

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1980
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(Studio) New State Department policy towards Cuban and Haitian refugees announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Specifics of new policy examined. [US Refugee coordinator ambassador Victor PALMIERI - announces new policy.] Further illegal boatlifts reported being shut off; deportation of criminals mentioned. [PALMIERI - comments on Fidel Castro's responsibility to take back criminals.] Possible cost of resettlement program outlined on screen. [Senator Richard STONE - comments on south Florida's burden.] Carter said asking for new legislature defining permanent status of Cubans and Haitians; criticism of new plan by Judiciary Committee chairperson Ted Kennedy quoted.

McManus, Jim;
Schieffer, Bob

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