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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
Watch: How a Crackdown on MS-13 Swept Up Immigrant Teens
Meet two teens accused of gang affiliation in a scene from the FRONTLINE documentary, "The Gang Crackdown."
February 12, 2018
Why Trump Talked About MS-13 Gang Violence in His State of the Union
During his State of the Union address, President Trump talked about MS-13 – a gang that’s made national headlines for a string of teen murders on Long Island.
January 31, 2018
New Oregon Law Addresses Sexual Abuse Against Janitors
Women in Oregon face some of the highest rates of sexual assault in the United States. But the issue is particularly acute in the janitorial industry.
January 16, 2018
Meet Female Janitors Learning To Fight Back - Literally - Against Sexual Abuse
As the #MeToo movement continues, see how a group of female janitors are fighting back against sexual abuse on the job.
January 16, 2018
Nation’s Largest Janitorial Company Faces New Allegations of Rape
ABM Industries Inc. has a history of being sued for failing to stop sexual abuse on the job.
January 16, 2018
A Group of Janitors Started a Movement to Stop Sexual Abuse
The reforms came after the "Rape on the Night Shift" project first uncovered pervasive sexual violence in the janitorial industry.
January 16, 2018
A Plan is Emerging to Fight "Rape on the Night Shift"
A California state assemblywoman is working on a bill that would increase protections for female janitors.
March 9, 2016