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Immigration

Field Trip to the DMZ: Introduction

As North Korea’s relations with its neighbors grow ever more strained, FOCAL POINT visits the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea.

Jul 12th, 2011

18 with a Bullet: Introduction

(Encore presentation August 5, 2008) With unprecedented access to the lives of these self-proclaimed “homeboys,” "18 with a Bullet" uncovers the inner workings of a gang whose transnational membership numbers in the tens of thousands and which has captured the attention of U.S. law enforcement.

Jul 11th, 2006

Border Jumpers: Introduction

(July 26, 2005) "Border Jumpers" takes us inside the human drama at the Botswana-Zimbabwe border, profiling illegal immigrants threatened with arrest and deportation, and a journalist who reports on growing fears among Botswana's citizens that their 1.7 million people could be overrun by Zimbabwe's troubled 12 million.

Jul 26th, 2005

Dying to Leave: Introduction

(September 25, 2003) This two-hour WIDE ANGLE special explores the current worldwide boom in illicit migration. Focusing on five major stories whose journeys traverse 16 countries, this documentary will look into the circumstances that drove these migrants from their homes, describe the difficulties involved in their epic journeys and reveal what awaits them in their new world.

Sep 25th, 2003

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