The Human Cost of Family Separation

It’s been a few years now since President Trump adopted (and then later reversed) his administration’s zero-tolerance policy that separated parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. But what’s happened to those families since? And what is President Biden doing now to help? Sam talks to Aura Bogado, senior investigative reporter and producer at Reveal, about how family separation, which has reaches back to the Obama administration, has affected a system that Aura says is not quite broken… but is unjust.

This episode of ‘It’s Been a Minute’ was produced by Jinae West and edited by Uri Berliner. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at

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