PBS NewsHour

Why Trump is cutting El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras aid

Clip: 04/01/2019 | 4m 28s

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen recently declared a "compact” with El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, aiming to reduce their migration to the U.S. But since then, the Trump administration said it will cut aid to those countries, including to programs that seek to address the violence and poverty making their residents desperate to flee. John Yang talks to Nick Schifrin for more.

Aired: 04/01/19

Rating: NR

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