Thousands of migrant children allege abuse by US border officials

Alleged victims of mistreatment in the custody of authorities have been the focus of congressional hearing.

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    Thousands of migrant children stopped while trying to enter the United States say they were abused in the custody of US border authorities.

    Their cases were the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.


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