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"Safe Third Country" agreement with Guatemala is "an insult to common sense," Congresswoman says

The White House announced Friday it had signed an agreement with Guatemala that would require any migrants who pass through that country to seek asylum there. If the law takes effect, migrants who are apprehended in the U.S. would be deported Guatemala despite their country of origin. U.S. Rep. Norma Torres of California, the only member of Congress originally from Guatemala, joined CBSN to discuss the agreement, which she called "an insult to common sense."
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