PBS NewsHour

Why more unaccompanied minors are being held in detention

Clip: 09/13/2018 | 4m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

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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