PBS NewsHour

Human smuggling industry cashes in on U.S. asylum-seekers

Clip: 03/09/2019 | 15m 34s

Migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border are a money-making enterprise for smugglers and powerful cartels. It's the subject of “Border Hustle”, an investigation and short documentary from The Texas Tribune and Time magazine. Reporter Jay Root joins Hari Sreenivasan for a look inside the dangerous and expensive journeys.

Aired: 03/09/19

Rating: NR

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