CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1984
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(Studio) Probable passage next week in House of new immigration legislature reported; criticism of guest worker program amendment introduction last night noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Belle Glade, Florida) Conditions under which guest workers operate in US examined; films shown. [Attorney Gerry ROSENTHAL - feels situation is most dangerous agriculture work possible.] Injury rate among guest workers and lack of benefits for fors. as prescribed by law discussed. Injuries sustained and benefits received by Lloyd Parkinson, Vincent Anglin cited as exs., compared-to benefits received by United States citizen James Simmons. [ROSENTHAL - feels guest workers are abused by system.] [Sugar grower James TERRELL - defs. treatment of guest workers.] [Attorney Jacob ROSE - recalls Jamaican official warning workers they'll lose their jobs if they complain.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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