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Will Trump's Mexico tariffs achieve his immigration goals?

Clip: 06/01/2019 | 7m 15s Video has closed captioning.

This spring, around 100,000 migrants per month have been caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. With a proposed 5 percent tariff on imports from Mexico, one of the largest U.S. trading partners, President Trump wants to leverage economic power to reduce that flow. But will the strategy work? Amna Nawaz talks to Ambassador John Feeley, a former U.S. envoy to Panama, for analysis.

Aired: 06/01/19

Rating: NR

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