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Special Segment (The New Pilgrims) (Part V) #534569

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(San Francisco, California) Role of legal immigrants in United States society and economy examined; films shown. [Federal for American Immigration Reform spokesperson Roger CONNOR - claims legal immigrants take good jobs sought by Americans and are preferred by employers.] [Econ. Dr. Julian SIMON - praises immigrants' economy role in US.] 1797 call for halt to immigration and country's immigration history since graphed on screen, discussed. Historical films shown. Asian and Hispanic immigration to US considered; Leandro Duran cited as example [Dr. Juan MONTERO - recalls life in Philippines, plans for life in US.] Korean immigrants Keung Ju Kim and family. examined. [DAUGHTER - feels rewards are possible with hard work in US; praises role of family.] [CONNOR - applies theory of supply and demand to immigration and nation's economy] [SIMON - disagrees; explains.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hart, John

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