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Immigration / Obama Speech / Anchor Babies #975419

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 2010
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(Studio: Ann Curry) President Obama’s speech pushing for immigration reform and his criticism of Arizona’s new law noted. [OBAMA – says reform has been held hostage.]

(Phoenix: Kristen Welker) Opposition to “anchor babies” born in the US to parents who are illegal immigrants featured; details given about Arizona state senator Russell Pearce††’s push for a law to require children to have one documented parent in order to be given citizenship. [Lawyer Dan BARR††- cites the Constitution.] [PEARCE – says we provide the greatest inducement to break our laws.] [Olympic gold medalist Henry CEJUDO††- says he bleeds red, white and blue.]

Curry, Ann;
Welker, Kristen

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