What happens to kids separated from their parents at the border?

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Some 2000 immigrant kids have been separated from their families at the border. Their parents could be deported while they remain here. It’s becoming more difficult to find relatives to take them in because they, too, are afraid of being deported.

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Image: Salvadoran migrant Epigmenio Centeno holds the hand of his three-year old son Steven Atonay outside the shelter House of the Migrant, after he has decided to stay with his children in Mexico due to U.S. President Donald Trump's child separation policy, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Devan Schwartz