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Cuban Refugees / Law #271516

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 07, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to effect of new refugee law on handling of Cuban refugees introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Cubans said not considered refugees. [US Refugee Coordinator Victor PALMIERI - says Cubans are not refugees, but are seeking asylum.] [Ted KENNEDY - clarifies point that as asylums, communities will not be eligible for federal help for refugees.] Differences between being refugees and asylees detailed. Costs to Dade Cnty. of Cuban influx cited. [Florida Representative Dante FASCELL - talks about cost problems caused by Cubans.] [PALMIERI - comments on what United States will not do with regard to Cubans.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Roth, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob

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