Can We Stop Flow Of Honduran Migrants Without Addressing Corruption And Violence? One Reporter Says 'No'11:01
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In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a woman from Honduras and her 1-year-old child surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents after crossing the border, near McAllen, Texas. (David J. Phillip/AP)
In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a woman from Honduras and her 1-year-old child surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents after crossing the border, near McAllen, Texas. (David J. Phillip/AP)

The Trump administration is hoping to reduce the number of asylum seekers at its borders by requiring that they seek asylum first in a third country, like Guatemala. But investigative reporter and author Sonia Nazario (@SLNazario) says until the U.S. addresses the corruption and violence on the ground in countries like Honduras, residents will continue to come. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Nazario about her disturbing New York Times op-ed "Pay or Die" which chronicles the systemic corruption in Honduras, from the President, to the police, to the educational system, to the hospitals.

This segment aired on August 6, 2019.

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