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Venezuelan refugee crisis faces a backlash in the region

Clip: 04/29/2018 | 4m

Five thousand Venezuelans flee the economic collapse at home every day and resettle across Latin America, a region with a tradition of open borders. But now, countries are facing a backlash. This month, the governor of Roraima in northern Brazil sued the federal government, demanding it close the border and provide aid to states. Ernesto Londoño of The New York Times joins Megan Thompson for more.

Aired: 04/29/18

Rating: NR

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