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Immigration Lawsuit (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-12-12

Duration: 00:05:56

Subjects: Immigration | LAWSUITS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Abbott, Greg Speaker
  • Scott, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the December 12, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s decision to join a lawsuit with 23 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s recent executive order on immigration. Her report includes highlights of a speech given by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on why he filed the lawsuit. Sanford also interviews Paul Scott, an immigration attorney in Baton Rouge, who discusses why he disagrees with the lawsuit. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford