Channel 4 News: Rachel Schmidtke on the Migrant Detention Center Fire in Ciudad Juarez

At least 39 people died after a fire broke out in a migrant detention center in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Many are asking why the guards did not try to release the men trapped inside locked rooms in the building.

Senior Advocate for Latin America Rachel Schmidtke spoke with Channel 4 news correspondent Siobhan Kennedy about the direct implications of cruel U.S. asylum policies in this tragedy. This report includes some disturbing scenes.