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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
For Cities Where MS-13 Lives, a Fight to Keep Youth From Gang Life
In communities struggling with MS-13-related violence, intervention workers say it's impossible to stop the gang through arrests alone.
February 15, 2018
How the U.S. Fueled the Rise of MS-13
In a new video drawn from FRONTLINE's reporting for "The Gang Crackdown," learn about how MS-13 came to be.
February 13, 2018
How the Trump Administration is Rewriting the Rules for Unaccompanied Minors
An assortment of new policies are quietly reshaping the legal landscape for children who enter the United States as unaccompanied minors.
February 13, 2018
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The Gang Crackdown
FRONTLINE investigates how a slew of killings on Long Island linked to MS-13 led to a crackdown that has swept up immigrant teens.
February 13, 2018