How a Trump-era policy that separated thousands of migrant families came to pass

Aug 13, 2022

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy formalized the separation of over 5,000 children from their parents as a deliberately cruel measure to deter future migrants, with no tracking process or records that would allow them to be reunited. Atlantic staff writer Caitlin Dickerson joins Geoff Bennett to discuss her investigation into the policy.

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