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Immigration Nation (Reverse Immigration) #902266

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on arrests for illegally crossing the US border cited; series on the "Immigration Nation" continued.

(San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: John Blackstone) The reverse immigration of American farmers who are moving to Mexico due to the shortage of workers in the US featured; Western Growers Assn. statistics cited; details given about the failure in Congress of immigration reform legislation. [Farmer Steve SCARONI†- says we can’t get enough labor to meet production demands.] [Guanajuato Secretary of Agriculture Jose Maria ANAYA OCHOA† {thru translator} – says providing opportunity here means people won’t die trying to cross the border.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN†- says farmers will decide they’d rather do it in Mexico.]

Couric, Katie;
Blackstone, John

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