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Felix Bendler / Possible Deportation #472412

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1973
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(Studio) Felix Bendler has lived in American for 21 of his 24 years Bendler convicted of selling marijuana, and since he's not American citizen. Bendler faces deportation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Black River Falls, WI) Bendler works at Odeen dairy farm. Admits selling marijuana 6 years ago 1 time. Spent 23 mos. in jail and Bendler feels he's paid enough. [BENDLER - wants to start on future, but deportation hangs over his head.] [US Immigration Service spokesperson Alva PILLIOD - says immigration laws very clear on narcotics offenses for noncitizens.] Bendler has 1 more court of appeals before deportation orders go through. Bendlers say if they must leave US, will try to settle in Canada.
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Reporter(s):
Bell, Rebecca;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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