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On U.S.-Mexico border, migrants crowd a 'broken' system

Clip: 06/12/2019 | 6m 49s Video has closed captioning.

May saw the highest number of crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border since 2007. Due to the surge and a new Trump administration policy that keeps asylum seekers in Mexico until their claims are processed, communities on both sides of the divide are struggling to handle the population influx. Many asylum seekers are families fleeing instability and violence in their countries. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 06/12/19

Rating: NR

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