The Biden administration announced Monday that it plans to start reuniting some families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration this week. At the same time, the White House has been struggling to handle large numbers of migrants arriving at the southern border, which some experts say can be partially explained as a seasonal pattern and also as a result of myriad factors in Central and South American countries.
One family with ties to Teton County, Idaho, was part of the ongoing influx at the border. KHOL Spanish language correspondent Alicia Unger reports on how their experience shows that some families are still getting separated during unauthorized crossings to the U.S. Listen above to hear news director Kyle Mackie interview Unger about her work in English and then the full story in Spanish.