PBS NewsHour

HHS treating family reunification like a national emergency

Clip: 07/19/2018 | 4m 39s

A federal judge gave the Trump administration a deadline of July 26 to reunite approximately 2,500 children between the ages 5 and 17. But Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Thursday that the government would "do our best, but we will not cut corners." Judy Woodruff learns more from Amna Nawaz, who met with officials from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Aired: 07/19/18

Rating: NR

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