NYC Immigration Commissioner: New Task Force to Help Unaccompanied Minors

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L to R: Lia Lopez, 8, Ashley Flamenco, 7, and Lynsey Lopez, 5 attend a rally in support of immigration reform, in Washington, on October 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

As more unaccompanied minors from Central America cross the border into the U.S., some local governments are turning them away. But in New York City, Nisha Agarwal, commissioner for immigrant affairs, is heading up an inter-agency task force to marshal resources for these minors. The new commissioner talks about these efforts and what else her office and the city are doing in the face of inaction in Congress on immigration reform.