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Latino in America / Torres Story / A Discussion #950991

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 21, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's Latino in America documentary introduced.

(No location given: Soledad O'Brien) The story of 26-year-old illegal immigrant Araceli Torres† presented; details given about the crime in Arizona of using a fake ID & how Torres faces deportation. [TORRES - recounts the police coming into her place of work & arresting illegals & her being separated from her daughter; states she knows no one in Mexico & is American.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio & Arizona public defender Isabel Garcia† about immigration & the Torres case. [GARCIA - explains why Ariceli should not be deported; states the Arizona economy has been affected by the immigration sweep.] [ARPAIO - says we arrest illegals who are taking up jobs that US citizens could hold; states crime has gone down because illegals are in jail & we will continue to do it.]

Cooper, Anderson;
O'Brien, Soledad

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