ABC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1977
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(Studio) Leonel Castillo is sworn in as head of United States Immigration Service and 1 of jobs will be to cut flow of illegal aliens into country Many aliens sneak across US-Mexico border near San Diego and find they must not only avoid immigration officials but other aliens who want to harm them.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(US-Mexico border) Report on problems with bandits crossing border to commit muggings in immigration area. [San Diego police lieutenant Dick SNIDER - says if he goes after bandits, they'll be back in Tijuana before he can catch them.] Snider has undercover team which goes into valley to look for bandits; shootouts have occurred. [sergeant J.M. LOPEZ - notes viciousness of crimes.]
REPORTER: Bill Redeker
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