Seeking Asylum: Part Three

Thousands of men, women, and children flow across the U.S. and Mexico border every day. How the U.S. Border Patrol interacts with them is changing, thanks to a new policy know as Migrant Protection Protocols. MPP is meant to lower the number of asylum seekers waiting in the U.S. by sending them back to Mexico to await their hearing date. Lilia Luciano visits a Brownsville, Texas shelter to learn how the dynamics of asylum may be creating a new crisis at the border.
Published: 5:38 PM PDT August 23, 2019
Updated: 5:38 PM PDT August 23, 2019