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Segment 7 (Broken Borders) Part I #743763

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Miami: Susan Candiotti) The reaction to the statement from Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge about granting some kind of status to 12 million illegal aliens examined; details given of the administration's concern about the timing as a presidential election nears. [In Miami, RIDGE - says we need to deal with the realities of immigrants.] [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - says the matter is under review.] [Consejo de Latinos Unidos K.B. FORBES†- says President Bush's administration has no policy.] [Representative Tom TANCREDO - reacts.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The story of the children caught in the border crossing featured; scenes shown from a border shelter. [Two TEENS, GIRL {thru translation on screen} - comment on trying to cross the border to reach relatives.] [Shelter director Fernando GUERRERO†- {thru translator} says now we have 150-200 kids per month crossing again & again.] [Tucson Border Patrol Andy ADAME†- says the kids fall into danger.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Candiotti, Susan
Duration:
00:05:40

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