Keith Boag on political decisions behind separating children from parents at southern US border

Metro Morning

All this week, we've been talking about the viral image of a crying girl near the Mexican border, and audio of scared kids calling out for their parents from inside cages. Those children are separated from their parents because of the Trump administration's zero-tolerance practice on illegal immigrants. This week, the House of Representatives votes on two very different immigration bills. Which one does Donald Trump want to get out of these votes and what does he hope to accomplish with these harsh policies? We put those questions to our Washington correspondent, Keith Boag.

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