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U.S. immigration policy can seal fate of Darien Gap migrants

Clip: 08/13/2020 | 12m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

The remote Darien Gap cuts across Central America, serving as a critical but perilous path for migrants desperate to make the journey to North America. Many people fleeing poverty, persecution and violence feel it’s their only option. But even for those who survive the ordeal, arrival in Panama brings new hurdles. Special correspondent Nadja Drost reports and joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

Aired: 08/13/20

Rating: NR

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