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Immigration Rallies / Protests / The Children #859044

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The rallies across America reported; scenes shown of marchers in Los Angeles.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The nationwide protests featured; scenes shown of the crowds; details given about the splintering of the Latino coalition, the direction of immigration reform and the issue of legal status for those here illegally. [MARCHER, Loyola Marymount University Fernando GUERRA†, KSCA Radio disc jockey Eduardo "Piolin" SOTELO†- comment.] [President BUSH - says they would have to wait in line.]

(Tijuana: Sandra Hughes) The plight of the children of illegals living in the US featured; scenes shown from San Diego of young American-born sisters whose parents have been deported in Operation Return to Sender and of the family's border reunion. [9-year-old and sister Adeline and Leslie MUNOZ - comment on their situation.] [Mother Zulima MIRANDA†- {thru translator} calls their deportation inhumane.] [Numbers USA government relations director Rosemary JENKS†- defends the enforcement of the immigration law.]

Couric, Katie;
Whitaker, Bill;
Hughes, Sandra

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