Hotel in Texas detained asylum-seekers and unaccompanied minors before expulsion 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:04pm

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Hundreds of asylum-seekers and unaccompanied minors separated from their families have been detained at hotels along the southern border, and later, expelled to their home countries, according to a recent exclusive report by the Associated Press (AP). Host Marco Werman speaks with Karla Vargas, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project. Vargas represented a 13-year-old girl who fled gang violence in El Salvador to the US. She was detained at a hotel and expelled back to Central America.