NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Los Angeles, California) Econ., soc. and legal dilemma in United States from flood of illegal aliens examined. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - describes emotional issues surrounding congress debate.] ["CARMEN" - doesn't consider her official illegal status a crime; explains.] Criticism of push for legislature affecting employers' right to hire illegals and call for national identification system outlined. [Representative Edward ROYBAL - recalls Nazis' national identification] [Uniden. MFR. - believes factories couldn't operate without illegal aliens.] ["ALFONZO" - describes medical predicaments faced by illegals.] [Los Angeles soc. services spokesperson Eddy TANAKA - cites economy cost of legalizing illegal aliens.] [SIMPSON - anticipates hard battle in House] Pol. aspects of debate mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy
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