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Immigration / Bush Plan #831862

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Yuma: David Gregory) President Bush's trip to the US-Mexico border at Yuma, Arizona, to highlight his immigration plan reviewed; statistics on illegal immigrant arrests cited; scenes shown of Bush in a Border Patrol buggy; details given of the division among Republicans over his push for a guest worker program and a path to citizenship for illegals now in the US. [In interview, BUSH – says you cannot secure the border without a temporary worker plan; downplays his poll ratings and comparisons to President Richard Nixon; comments on Iraq.] The White House offer for interviews with Bush discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:03:20

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