NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Noah Nelson) No. of Cubans living in Miami, Florida, vicinity cited; details given, scenes shown. No. mentioned of those arriving on 1980 Mariel boatlift. Reactions to the US-Cuba agreement which would deport many of those who arrived in 1980 noted. [Cuban civic leader Carlos SALMAN - says he is happy about the agreement because he does not want Fidel Castro to send any more derelicts or deranged people to the US.] US-Cuba pact outlined. Probable deportees' relatives shown boarding bus to Washington, DC to protest agreement. Incr. Cuban immigration discussed. [Miami, Florida, Mayor Xavier SUAREZ - says if the federal government wants this new influx of people into the US, then his area should receive financial help.] Incr. immigrants' political impact discussed. [Miami, Florida, Urban League T. Willard FAIR - says it does not matter who comes on the boat this time.] Cuban immigration number estimated for next decade.