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Immigration / Arizona Law #971405

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Protests in Arizona over the state’s tough new immigration law noted; scenes shown from Phoenix.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The debate over the Arizona law that requires police to ask for identification featured; statement from Los Angeles Archdiocese Cardinal Roger Mahony† quoted. [Governor Jan BREWER†- says it represents what’s best for Arizona; says she will not tolerate racial discrimination or profiling.] [State senator Russell PEARCE†- cites the cost of supporting illegal immigrants.] [ACLU of Arizona Alessandra Soler MEETZE†- says certain groups will be disproportionately targeted.] [PROTESTOR – reacts.] [President OBAMA - says it threatens to undermine fairness.]

(Studio: Katie Couric; Washington: Jan Crawford) The issue of Constitutionality and whether the states or the federal government are responsible for immigration policy discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Whitaker, Bill;
Crawford, Jan

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