PBS NewsHour

How Trump is leveraging COVID-19 to tighten immigration

Clip: 05/20/2020 | 5m 58s Video has closed captioning.

The Trump administration is saying increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border is necessary to prevent the coronavirus' spread. As a result, more than 900 migrant children were deported in March and April shortly after they reached the border -- much more quickly than normal, and without standard safeguards observed. John Yang talks to Caitlin Dickerson of The New York Times.

Aired: 05/20/20

Rating: NR

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