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Report: Asylum Seekers Mistreated by U.S.

A report released by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom finds that thousands of asylum seekers are treated like serious criminals -- placed in solitary confinement and shackled -- while their claims are being evaluated. The commission's co-chair, Felice Gaer, discusses the findings with NPR's Madeleine Brand.

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