Nicole Hallett Discusses Asylum Policies after Fire at a Mexican Immigrant Detention Center

How the deadly fire at a Mexican immigrant detention center connects to Chicago

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has said initial reports suggest that detainees lit small mattresses on fire to protest news that they were going to be deported.

Reset learns more about conditions at these detention centers and the latest on migrants and asylum seekers making their way to the U.S.

GUESTS: Gladis Molina Alt, executive director of Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

Nicole Hallett, director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

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