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Illegal Mexican Farm Workers #457307

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 25, 1971
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(Studio) Mexican farm workers, entering United States illegally, not safe 100's of mile from border.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Big Cabin, OK) United States border patrol agents check cars at end of Will Rogers turnpike, 800 mile from border. Film shows 2 Mexicans taken off bus by agents; Mexicans not prosecuted unless violate criminal statute or use forged documents; most just sent back to Mexico. [Agent Reynaldo DIAZ - says: really watching for professional smugglers; make living hauling farm workers into US; many don't expect agents so far inside border.] 232,000 aliens captured, deported last year
REPORTER: David Klein

Reporter(s):
Klein, David;
Mcgee, Frank
Duration:
00:02:40

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