PBS NewsHour

How surge in family border crossings complicates enforcement

Clip: 03/11/2019 | 6m 31s Video has closed captioning.

In the Yuma sector of the southwestern Arizona border, Border Patrol officials are observing dramatic shifts in the migrant populations they apprehend. In the past, a majority of migrants caught crossing illegally were single men. Now 90% of those apprehended are Central American families and unaccompanied children. Amna Nawaz reports on how changing demographics are taxing immigration resources.

Aired: 03/11/19

Rating: NR

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