CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 11, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Closing of US Immigration and Naturalization Services office in Harlingen, Texas, due to fire and health violations there reported Report introduced.
(Harlingen, Texas: James Hattori) Refugees reported waiting for asylum while INS office is closed; details given of legal questions about processing these refugees, scenes shown. Attorney General Richard Thornburgh quoted with regard to possible detention of refugees. [Harlingen mayor Bill CORD - discusses number of refugees crossing American border.] [Refugees' attorney Linda YANEZ - says Central American refugees would be in jailed setting.]
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