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Immigration Legis. #297634

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 20, 1984
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(Studio) House reported approving controversial immigration reform legislature; final vote mentioned. House version outlined on screen, explained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Controversial amnesty amendment of new bill examined; Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) noted unable to handle situation efficiently. [Immigration attorney Philip KARLIN - believes US Immigration and Naturalization Services is already overburdened.] Est. number illegal aliens believed eligible for amnesty; INS preparations in anticipation of Simpson-Mazzoli's passage described. [INS regional commissioner Harold EZELL - comments on number legalization ctrs. expected in US.] Bill's potential impact on employers of illegal aliens mentioned. Potential impact on Central American aliens considered. [Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund spokesperson John HUERTA - thinks victims of political repression will continue seeking life in United States regardless of employer sanctions.]
REPORTER: David Dow

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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