9th District candidates speak about immigration

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | 7:40 p.m. CDT; updated 12:33 a.m. CST, Wednesday, November 26, 2008

COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, the Bush administration announced Operation Scheduled Departure, a Department of Homeland Security program that will allow illegal immigrants to turn themselves in at specified customs offices and leave the country voluntarily. It begins on Tuesday and will end Aug. 22.