Family Reunited And Detained, Parents On Hunger Strike

Published: Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:02pm
Updated: Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:05pm
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U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct intake of illegal border crossers at the Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas, on June 17, 2018.

Migrant parents inside a Texas family detention center are currently staging a hunger strike.

The parents were reunited with their children after being separated at the Southern border but are now being detained together.

The Show talked to John Burnett, NPR’s Southwest correspondent, who has been covering immigration and the border.

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