PBS NewsHour

Why more unaccompanied minors are being held in detention

Clip: 09/13/2018 | 4m 59s

The number of unaccompanied immigrant children in federal custody have reached their highest levels ever, according to government figures. According to one report, the number has grown five-fold in the last year. What does the staggering increase mean for the children? Judy Woodruff gets an update from Amna Nawaz.

Aired: 09/13/18

Rating: NR

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