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We Report, You Decide (Mexican Flag / Spanish Reality Show) #809184

FNC Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The controversy over the displaying of a Mexican flag beside an American flag at a Denver, Colorado, high school reported.

(Los Angeles: William La Jeunesse) The controversy over the Spanish reality show “Gana La Verde” featured; details given about the show offering immigrants assistance in getting a green card in exchange for competing in crude stunts and the controversy propelling the show’s success. [Immigration attorney Victor NEBLAS@- says unfortunately the contestants and the audience believe you can get a green card by eating tequila worms.] [Immigration advocate Elda MARTINEZ@- says she wants the show taken off the air and to focus on positive things to help the immigrant community.] [“Win the Green” Lenard LIBERMAN@- says the show is helping people, and he does not see it as exploitative.]

Reporter(s):
Smith, Shepard;
Jeunesse, William La
Duration:
00:02:20

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