PBS NewsHour

Why migrant detention centers can't care for children

Clip: 12/27/2018 | 5m 14s

After a second immigrant child died in U.S. custody, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Coast Guard medical personnel would be deployed to screen people crossing the Mexico border. Yamiche Alcindor speaks with Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, about harmful conditions at migrant detention centers and the specific medical needs of children.

Aired: 12/27/18

Rating: NR

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