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Latino in America / Illegal Immigration / Martinez Interview #951517

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 22, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Soledad O'Brien) The story of an immigrant girl facing deportation presented; scenes shown from Boystown Children's Village, one of federal shelter sites where the US government holds 7,200 immigration children who entered the country illegally. [Attorney Michelle ABARCA†- says the government will not pay for attorneys.] The life for the children at this shelter detailed.

(Studio: Erica Hill) An interview held with former Senator Mel Martinez about immigrant life as he was one of these children in limbo. [MARTINEZ - says we cannot treat everyone under a blanket, but allow these children to make their way in an American way; states a fence was a bad signal: we cannot wall ourselves in; comments on the voices of angry Republicans.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
O'Brien, Soledad;
Hill, Erica
Duration:
00:06:40

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