Nieves Riedel immigrated from Mexico as a child. Now, she's concerned about border crossings
Congressional Republicans were in Yuma, Arizona, on Thursday to hear more testimony about the situation along the U.S.-Mexico border. Democrats with the House Judiciary Committee boycotted the field hearing, calling it performance theater.
Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd learns more about the challenges there with Lisa Sturgis, a reporter at KAWC, and local Mayor Nieves Riedel of San Luis, Arizona.
Nieves Riedel, mayor of San Luis, Arizona. (Courtesy of Nieves Riedel)
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