× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Immigration Legis. #537629

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 19, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) House debate on amnesty amendment of immigration reform legislature discussed; arguments for and against legalization of illegal aliens explained. Representative Thomas O'Neill's warning that if amnesty amendment is rejected, overall legislature will be killed noted.
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Potential impact of new immigration legislature on Hispanic residents such as Rosa Gonzales, Tomasa Vija examined; Star-Kist noted firing them for lack of proof of their legal residency status. Apt. manager Karen Kramer's eviction notices to Hispanic tenants cited. [TENANT - comments.] [Agency VOL. - notes aliens' concern over amnesty status.] Est. number illegal aliens in United States and their dispersion illustrated on map; implications for Haitian and Cuban boat people mentioned. [Immigration official Joseph AUBIN - notes increase in phony residency documents whenever amnesty is broached.] Alien Victor Robledo mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.