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How the administration explains ongoing family separations

Clip: 07/30/2019 | 5m 8s Video has closed captioning.

The American Civil Liberties Union says the Trump administration has continued to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, despite a federal judge’s 2018 ruling to stop the practice. Amna Nawaz talks to the ACLU’s Lee Galernt about how many kids have been affected, why the numbers are rising and what the administration’s rationale is for the separations.

Aired: 07/30/19

Rating: NR

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