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Hiring the Homeless

Clip: 09/29/2016 | 8m 36s

While many cities in the U.S. have moved to criminalize homelessness, imposing fees for lying down, camping and begging, Albuquerque, New Mexico has taken a different approach. It has initiated a program it calls “There’s a Better Way,” picking up homeless individuals and transporting them to jobs that pay them in cash at the end of the work period. Correspondent Lucky Severson reports.

Aired: 09/29/16

Rating: NR

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