PBS NewsHour

What this Filipino family proves about poverty and migration

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 6m 1s

For some families, ensuring economic stability requires a wrenching choice: to leave children behind and find work abroad. Author Jason DeParle has written a book, “A Good Provider is One Who Leaves,” that traces three generations of a single Filipino family as they move across the globe seeking a path out of poverty. He joins Amna Nawaz to discuss meeting the family and telling their story.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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