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Yielding to U.S. pressure, Mexico clamps down on migrants

Clip: 01/11/2020 | 8m 53s Video has closed captioning.

Thousands of migrants from around the world, many seeking asylum, have been trying to reach the U.S. by flying to South America and taking the long trek north. But after pressure from President Trump, Mexican authorities are stopping many migrants from passing through their country, stranding them in the city of Tapachula. Special correspondent Nadja Drost and videographer Bruno Federico report.

Aired: 01/11/20

Rating: NR

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