Search the Archive

Weekend Journal (Postville, Iowa: Immigration Raid) #899185

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 2008
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The aftermath of the immigration raid in Postville, Iowa, on undocumented workers at the Agraprocessors plant featured; scenes shown from the raid that removed undocumented workers and one-third of the town's population; details given about the plight of the illegal immigrant families who await trial. [US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Richard ROCHA†- comments on the fraud crimes.] [Waitress Nancy MEYER†- reacts; talks about the American dream.] [St. Bridget Catholic Church Sister Mary McCAULEY†, Paul REAL‡- talk about helping the immigrant families.] [Undocumented worker Maria LOPEZ†- {thru translator} comments on what the foreman told them about buying papers.] [Agraprocessors manager Chaim ABRAHAM†- comments on the situation.]
Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:04:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.