This program examines current immigration policy within the context of our historical role as a melting pot for diverse nationalities. The growing political debate over the influx of illegal immigrants from Latin America is discussed by political leaders-some of whom advocate rights for the illegals, and some of whom do not. New York Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, Governor of California Pete Wilson, and Doris Meissner, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Services, offer their opinions.
American Ambivalence on Immigration (2:51) -- Immigration Act of 1996 (3:20) -- Illegal Immigration Creates Animosity (3:05) -- Illegal Immigrants and Non-Skilled Jobs (3:27) -- Benefits of Immigration (4:15) -- Naturalization and Immigration (4:13) -- Problems with Deportation (3:28) -- Standards for Immigration (1:28)
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