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What's happening to asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico

Clip: 02/14/2020 | 6m 15s Video has closed captioning.

A new report from Human Rights Watch finds that the Trump administration’s controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy forces asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border to wait in crowded, unsafe and unsanitary conditions. Many said they lived in constant fear of violence, with some reporting that they had actually been attacked. Amna Nawaz speaks with Human Rights Watch's Michael Garcia Bochenek.

Aired: 02/14/20

Rating: NR

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