PBS NewsHour

Why the Border Patrol is leaving migrants in rural areas

Clip: 06/04/2021 | 8m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

A surge in crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months has led U.S. Border agents to drop some migrants off at sites in rural American towns, to begin their wait for court hearings. But these towns often lack the means to cope with the influx, even though aid groups have stepped in to help. Special correspondent Dan Lieberman reports.

Aired: 06/04/21

Rating: NR

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