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Why hundreds of migrant families remain separated

Clip: 10/21/2020 | 6m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

One of the most criticized policies of the Trump administration has been its decision to separate members of families illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. A federal judge put a stop to the practice and ordered the government to reunite families. But hundreds of them remain separated even now, with no prospect of reunion anytime soon. Amna Nawaz talks to the ACLU's Lee Gelernt.

Aired: 10/21/20

Rating: NR

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