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How immigration became the focus of the Trump administration

Clip: 10/03/2019 | 7m 32s Video has closed captioning.

The Trump administration’s policies around immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border have stirred major controversy for more than a year. Now a new book, “Border Wars,” examines how the administration implemented its “zero tolerance” policy and looked for other ways to keep migrants out of the country. Amna Nawaz talks to one of its co-authors, New York Times reporter Michael Shear.

Aired: 10/03/19

Rating: NR

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