Migrant children and teens halted at US border

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 4:14pm

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The pandemic has not stopped children and teenage migrants from showing up alone at the US border hoping to apply for asylum. But treatment by US authorities has changed dramatically and critics say the Trump administration is using the pandemic as a way to halt any entries across the border. Marco Werman speaks with Jennifer Nagda, policy director of the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights in Chicago.