Illegal Immigration in the Southwest

GUESTS: MARK MORAN *News Director, KJZZ IGNACIO IBARRA *Border Issues Reporter, Arizona Daily Star TIM STELLER *Reporter, Arizona Daily Star TOM MILLER *Author, On the Border: Portraits of America's Southwestern Frontier (University of Arizona Press,1985) RAY BORANE *Mayor of the City of Douglas, Arizona Arizona and Mexico share a long border, which of course means immigration is a perennially hot issue there. The border patrol has apprehended and expelled more than 200 thousand Mexicans and Latin Americans since January. Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a live broadcast from Mesa, Arizona, for a look at immigration in the Grand Canyon State.

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