Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take groups of them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing center for possible separation. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Help Us Investigate Family Separations at the Border

June 27, 2018

Since the Trump administration enacted its “zero tolerance” policy in April, over 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border, including more than 100 under the age of four. While President Donald Trump reversed course on his administration’s family separation policy last week, it’s still not clear how or whether all the children separated from their families will be united.

We’re working on a new documentary about children separated from their families at the U.S. border — and you can help.

To gather vital information about the children in immigration detention facilities and shelters, FRONTLINE is partnering with ProPublica, Buzzfeed News, The InterceptUnivision News, Animal Politico, Plaza Publica and El Faro. You can use the map below to find the facility nearest you and tell us what you know.

If you know of a family that’s been separated at the border, please tell us and our partners using this form, or you can email FRONTLINE reporters directly at frontlinetips@wgbh.org. We want to hear from you — whether you’re a relative or friend, a lawyer or someone who works at an immigration facility.

NOTE: Any information you provide will not be shared by FRONTLINE without your explicit consent.

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