CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Rio Grande Valley, Texas) Efforts of United States churches to help Salvadoran refugees illegally enter United States examined; one case detailed as example Films shown. No. believed illegally entering United States and arrested outlined, discussed. [Father George DYER - feels morally obligated to help Salvadoran refugees.] Slowdown in United States deportation of Salvadoran aliens mentioned. [DYER - notes refugees' right to legal cnsl.] Aspects of US legal system working in favor of Salvadorans explained. [Immigration and Naturalization Service spokesperson David TURNER - notes burden on hearing system.] [Border patrol spokesperson Bob WOOTEN - believes aliens realize they're buying time.] No. Salvadorans granted political asylum in United States this year mentioned.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel