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Former Acting ICE Director Reacts to Audio of Separated Children
In an interview for the new FRONTLINE documentary, “Separated: Children at the Border,” Thomas Homan says he hadn't heard the ProPublica audio of separated children. Then, correspondent Martin Smith plays it for him.
July 30, 2018
After Deadline to Reunite Them, Hundreds of Children Remain Separated
The government has failed to reunite more than 700 children, in part because some parents have already been deported.
July 27, 2018
Coming in July on FRONTLINE
This month on FRONTLINE, see new investigations of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in conflict zones, and family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 10, 2018
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Separated: Children at the Border
The inside story of what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border.
July 31, 2018
Help Us Investigate Family Separations at the Border
Do you know of a family that's been separated at the border? Help FRONTLINE investigate.
June 27, 2018
Amid Crime Drop, Trump Calls to Toughen Immigration Laws
In Long Island, local police said there hadn't been an MS-13 murder there since last April.
May 24, 2018
HHS Official Says Agency Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Unaccompanied Minors
A top official from the Department of Health and Human Services came under fire in a congressional hearing on Thursday over how the agency tracks unaccompanied minors after they are released to family or other sponsors inside the United States. 
April 26, 2018
Why Labor Trafficking is So Hard to Track
In 2016, the Justice Department prosecuted 241 federal trafficking cases -- but only 13 primarily involved labor.
April 24, 2018
Q&A: America's "Invisible" Child Labor Problem
It's difficult to know the scope of unlawful child labor in America, and even more difficult to enforce the law, experts say, because federal regulators don't have enough resources.
April 24, 2018
Inside the Hidden Reality of Labor Trafficking in America
A new investigation tells the story of Guatemalan teens trafficked into America, and forced to live and work in virtual slavery in Ohio to pay off their debts.
April 24, 2018
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Trafficked in America
The inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will on an egg farm in Ohio.
April 24, 2018
In Crackdown on MS-13, a New Detention Policy Raises Alarms
An agency once primarily tasked with aiding refugees and asylum seekers has quietly become a potent and controversial tool in the Trump administration's fight against MS-13 and its approach to undocumented immigrants.
February 18, 2018