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A Closer Look (Prison Children) #705714

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 18, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics cited on the imprisonment of illegal immigrant children.

(New York: Cynthia McFadden) The United States practice of detaining immigrant children without legal representation examined; details given of the work by a corporate law firm in taking the refugee children's cases. [Honduran Edward MUNOZ - (with transcription on screen) comments on his experience in prison.] [Former Texas prison guard Sandra TALLEY‡- says it's wrong to put kids in jails for criminals.] [Attorney Andrew MORTON†- says the immigration laws are complex.]

Jennings, Peter;
McFadden, Cynthia

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