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Statute of Liberty / Universitys. Immigration and Naturalization Services Demonstration #518655

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 21, 1981
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(Studio) Demonstration by Immigration and Naturalization Service employees at Statue of Liberty protesting President Reagan's proposed Mexican guest worker program reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Miami, Florida) Dissatisfaction of US Immigration and Naturalization Services agents Larry Anderson and John Clayton with jobs examined as illustrating US Immigration and Naturalization Services morale problem; background to their situation outlined. Films shown. [ANDERSON - cites lack of personnel.] Problems faced by Clayton with Haitian vessels explained. [CLAYTON - threatens marina operator.] Lack of support from above cited by other US Immigration and Naturalization Services employees.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

(Houston, Texas) Deluge of immigrants at US Immigration and Naturalization Services office here examined. [Sergit SINGH, Gracie MARGIA - comment on their efforts to meet with US Immigration and Naturalization Services representatives] President Reagan and Jimmy Carter mentioned. [INS spokesperson Paul O'NEILL - notes lack of necessary staff.] [Former US Immigration and Naturalization Services cmsr. Leonel CASTILLO - discusses problems.]
REPORTER: Sandy Gilmour

Gilmour, Sandy;
Mudd, Roger;
Seamans, Ike

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