A Department of Homeland Security spokesman confirms 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the US-Mexico border from April 19 through May 31; all parents were referred for prosecution for illegal entry into the US under the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy. NBC’s Julia Ainsley reports on the latest.
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DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Their Parents At US-Mexico Border | Katy Tur | MSNBC