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Immigration / Amnesty #319165

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather ) Deadline for illegal alien amnesty program discussed. Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: David Dow) Last-min. rush across nation of undocumented immigrants to sign up for amnesty program featured; scenes shown. [Houston immigration director Ronald PARRA - comments on number of people wanting amnesty.] Program noted dealing specifically with farm workers; details recalled of general program implemented last May. Fraud problems discussed. [Los Angeles immigration director Ernest GUSTAFSON - says people are desperate to qualify for program.] Legalization program's anticipated impact upon farm workers outlined. [California farmer Tom PECHT - comments on situation.] [IMMIGRANTS - explain their goals after they obtain United States citizenship.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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