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Cuba / Refugees / United States Immigration Policy #601309

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 19, 1994
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) President Clinton's reversal of the 30-year United States policy on refugees from Communist Cuba featured. [CLINTON - accuses Fidel Castro of trying to dictate American immigration policy.] [Cuban interest section Rafael DAUSA - responds.] Plans to open a new refugee camp at Guantanamo Bay outlined. [Representative Robert TORRICELLI, Senator Bob GRAHAM - oppose the change.] The aims of the administration's new policy reviewed.

(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Havana: Mary Murray) The reaction in Cuba to the new American immigration policy featured; scenes shown from the beachfront in Cojimar, Cuba, of Cubans preparing to leave for the US.

(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Miami: Kenley Jones) The reaction in south Florida to the immigration policy featured; scenes shown of refugees. [Two PEOPLE - comment.] Estimates of the cost of social services in Florida for undocumented aliens detailed. [Miami police officer Raul MARTINEZ - worries about immigrant problems.] University of Miami study on refugees and their cost to the Miami area outlined.

Reporter(s):
Jones, Kenley;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Murray, Mary;
Pauley, Jane
Duration:
00:06:10

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