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(Studio) House approval of bill making it illegal to knowingly hire illegal alien reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) House debate and implications should bill become law considered. Related statistics graphed on screen. [Representatives Edward ROYBAL, Robert GARCIA - debate legislature] Consequences for employer of illegal aliens should bill pass Senator listed on screen, discussed. [Representative Dan GLICKMAN - dismisses significance of employer penalties.] Amnesty issue said yet to be addressed.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
(Houston, Texas) Construction industry here noted largest employer of illegal aliens; details given. [Union spokesperson Carlos RAMOS, Clyde MORALIS - criticize illegal aliens taking jobs, not paying taxes.] [MAN - credits illegal employees with making hses. affordable.] [Houston Home Builders Association spokesperson Dan SHORT - doesn't feel employer should bear brunt of federal government's ineptitude.]
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
- Gibson, Charles;
- Jennings, Peter;
- Murphy, Charles
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