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BTL:Immigration Reform Bill Draws Fire from All Sides

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
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BETWEEN THE LINES THE WEEK ENDING JUNE 15, 2007

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1) Immigration Reform Bill Draws Fire from All Sides

Interview with Deborah Notkin, past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, conducted by Scott Harris

In RealAudio: www.btlonline.org/notkin061507.ram
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2) Role in 2002 Coup Attempt Provoked Denial of License to Venezuelan Opposition TV Station

Interview with Bart Jones, former Associated Press correspondent in Venezuela, conducted by Scott Harris

In RealAudio: www.btlonline.org/jones061507.ram
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3) Critics: Bush Proposal on Global Warming Designed to Undercut United Nations

Interview with Ross Gelbspan, journalist and author, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

In RealAudio: www.btlonline.org/gelbspan061507.ram
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4) This week's summary of under-reported news

Compiled by Bob Nixon

 A new resettlement program by the Sri Lankan Army is moving over 100,000 people displaced by the ongoing civil war, but the effort is facing criticism for not living up to international standards on access to education, water and sanitation.  Democrats in Congress are laying the groundwork for a thaw in Cuba relations. But the effort is being kept low key, as a sudden shift in Cuba policy could cost both parties key votes in Florida for the 2008 presidential election.  A long strike by security guards at the main plant for servicing nuclear weapons may have left the plant vulnerable to terrorist attack.

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