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Immigration Reform / Legislation Deal / A Discussion #860829

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A demonstration in Los Angeles in response to the immigration reform deal shown; details given about the tenets of the new immigration deal that now heads for a bruising battle in both houses of Congress. [President BUSH - talks about the deal.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's Lou Dobbs and National Immigration Reform Frank Sharry† about the immigration deal. [DOBBS - says the devil is in the details and it will be days before the document can be read; talks about the slow pace of construction of the border fence; wonders is this amnesty and will there be a cap on the numbers of illegal immigrants.] [SHARRY - says the deal is very real because it will end illegal immigration as we know it; explains why it is not amnesty; comments on the idea of temporary workers needing a pass to citizenship.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on illegal immigrants in the US outlined on screen.

Cooper, Anderson

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