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Court Filings Detail Substandard Conditions For Migrants In U.S. Detention

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KUT Public Radio

More than 1,000 pages of recent court declarations describe the poor conditions that migrant children and adults – many of whom are seeking asylum from violence in their home countries – are experiencing while being held in U.S. detention facilities.

Guest: Emma Platoff, breaking news and civil courts reporter for The Texas Tribune