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August 25, 1989 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
As many as 200,000 illegal immigrants may apply for amnesty under a separate section of the landmark immigration law of 1986, but there is a major catch, U.S. immigration officials have admitted. "Very, very few, if any, will be accepted into the program," Ernest Gustafson, the Immigration and Naturalization Service's director in Los Angeles, told a news conference Wednesday on the city's Eastside.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1989 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
As many as 200,000 illegal immigrants may apply for amnesty under a separate section of the landmark immigration law of 1986, but there is a major catch, U.S. immigration officials have admitted. "Very, very few, if any, will be accepted into the program," Ernest Gustafson, the Immigration and Naturalization Service's director in Los Angeles, told a news conference Wednesday on the city's Eastside.
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August 24, 1989 | PATRICK McDONNELL, Times Staff Writer
Federal officials will begin accepting applications Sept. 1 for a long-awaited immigrant field-labor legalization initiative that could create a vast pool of labor designed to assist growers should a shortage of agricultural workers develop, it was announced Wednesday. The program is the final and least-known amnesty provision of the sweeping 1986 revisions of U. S. immigration law.
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