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Immigration / Mexican Refugees / Christmas Travel #560369

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Burrington) US' reformed immigration laws noted allowing now-legalized refugees to return home to Mexico without fear of reprisal. [Refugee Artemio BARONE - comments on visiting family for first time in 10 years] [Mexican CHILD - comments on seeing his grandparents.] Impact of immigration law discussed. [Immigration expert Dr. Leo CHAVEZ - praises law.] Refugees noted having to bribe some Mexican border guards in order to reenter homeland. [REFUGEE - comments.] [Refugee Maria JIMENEZ - expresses joy of going home.]

Reporter(s):
Burrington, David;
Chung, Connie
Duration:
00:02:30

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