PBS NewsHour

Marshall Islands: A third of the nation has left for the US

Clip: 12/16/2018 | 11m 49s

A third of the Marshall Islands’ population has moved to the U.S., leaving a country reeling from high unemployment and the looming effects of climate change. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. This story is part of an ongoing series called "Chasing the Dream," on poverty and opportunity in America, and was funded in part by Pacific Islanders in Communications.

Aired: 12/16/18

Rating: NR

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