NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 17, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(San Diego: George Lewis) The efforts of Meriam Al-Khalifa, a Bahrain sheik's daughter, to remain in the United States after her marriage to an American marine, Jason Johnson, featured; details given of US Immigration and Naturalization Services efforts to send her home and of the couple's elopement. [Alabama-KHALIFA - says she is nervous; explains why she does not want to return to Bahrain.] [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - says the issue is immigration, not asylum.]
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