PBS NewsHour

What it's like inside U.S. migrant detention centers

Clip: 07/02/2019 | 4m 12s

The national firestorm over conditions for migrants in U.S. custody continues. Demonstrators gathered across the country Tuesday to protest after news of another migrant death broke. Meanwhile, a report from the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general referenced “dangerous overcrowding and prolonged detention” in U.S. immigration facilities. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 07/02/19

Rating: NR

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