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Child migrants detained to be held longer: WH

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 01:43

Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Wednesday said the goal of the new detention rules is to keep families together and to eliminate the incentive to exploit children as a way to make entry to the U.S. easier. Under the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement, families with children must be released within 20 days, but the new rules change that. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Wednesday said the goal of the new detention rules is to keep families together and to eliminate the incentive to exploit children as a way to make entry to the U.S. easier. Under the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement, families with children must be released within 20 days, but the new rules change that. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Child migrants detained to be held longer: WH

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 01:43