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Illegal Aliens #54413

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1978
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(Studio) Census Bureau's preparations for 1980 census count of illegal aliens detailed. Enormity of illegal alien problem is subject of report
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(El Paso, Texas) Details of illegal alien problem given. Roundup of illegals in Carrolton, Texas, noted as example of similar actions in many places. [Immigration official Armond SALTURELLI - says problem is out of control as far as Immigration Service is concerned. Believes only legislature sanctions against employers of illegals will slow down influx of Mexican aliens.] US-Mexico border noted as stretching from south California to Brownsville, Texas; situation with illegal aliens waiting to get across Rio Grande River into El Paso given as example Case of Jose Celis described. [CELlS - says it's too much trouble to come back again.] Proposal to give amnesty to illegals living in United States since 1970 mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

Reasoner, Harry;
Sirkin, Bob

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