NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Federal appeals court reported extending New York state amnesty deadline for illegal aliens. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: George Lewis) Illegal aliens shown applying for amnesty. [Regional US Immigration and Naturalization Services commissioner Harold EZELL - comments on extension of agricultural workers' deadline.] Migrant farm workers not understanding extendeddeadline shown arriving in area mos. ahead of schedule. [Church vol. Marta GARCIA - comments on aliens' plight.] [Representative Charles SCHUMER - says deadline should be extended.] Congress noted defeating amnesty deadline extension. US Immigration and Naturalization Services spokesperson quoted with regard to midnight deadline.