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United States Immigration Policy #310617

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Findings of CBS News-"New York Times" poll on public attitude toward immigration outlined on screen, discussed.

(NYC: Bruce Morton) Disparity between Immigration Service's criteria for accepting refugees for political asylum examined; professional hockey player Czechoslovakian Peter Klima and El Salvadoran Miguel Velasquez cited as exs. [KLIMA - (thru translator) praises his newfound wealth.] [VELASQUEZ - (thru translator) describes terrors of life in El Salvador.] [Refugee attorney Arthur HELTON - notes ease in getting asylum from communist regime rather than from totalitarian one.] Related statistics for various cntrys. listed. [State Department spokesperson Laura DIETRICH - defs. selection process.] [HELTON - claims foreign policy is used as deciding factor.] [DIETRICH - responds.] CBS News-"New York Times" poll outlined on screen.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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