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A New Child Labor Crisis in America

Slaughterhouses, construction sites, factories. A Times investigation has found that migrant children have been thrust into jobs in some of the most demanding workplaces in the United States.

How did this crisis in child labor develop? And now that it has been exposed, what is being done to tackle the problem?

Guest: Hannah Dreier, an investigative reporter for The New York Times.

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