CBS’s Gayle King on Illegal Border Crossings: ‘Are We Criminalizing Desperation?’

‘I don’t even know where to begin’

KING: "Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro says crossing the border without permission should not be a crime. He wants to increase aid to Central America to help address the migrant crisis. The former secretary of Housing and Urban Development is with as part of our series The Road to 2020. Secretary Castro joins us at the table. Good morning to you."

CASTRO: "Good morning. Good to be with you."

KING: "I don’t even know where to begin. You look at those pictures. They are heartbreaking and so disturbing. You hear words like ticking time bomb. And it almost seems like we are criminalizing desperation here. What would you do?"

(Via NewsBusters)

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