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Why U.S. immigration reflects 'complete political failure'

Clip: 03/28/2019 | 8m 32s Video has closed captioning.

Federal immigration officials in El Paso say they're overwhelmed by a massive influx of families seeking asylum. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has responded to the surge by moving personnel in from other areas, but that could exacerbate the problem by further slowing processing of asylum requests. Amna Nawaz reports and talks to Bob Moore of Texas Monthly about the ‘completely new’ situation.

Aired: 03/28/19

Rating: NR

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