PBS NewsHour

New policy may release hundreds of detained migrant children

Clip: 12/19/2018 | 8m 15s Video has closed captioning.

Hundreds of migrant children could be released from government custody as the Trump administration relaxes requirements for the adults sponsoring them. The shift was followed by an Associated Press report that some shelters house more than 1,000 children. Michelle Brane of the Women’s Refugee Commission joins Amna Nawaz to explain why the change is an improvement and what challenges still remain.

Aired: 12/19/18

Rating: NR

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