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FRONTLINE: Kids Caught In The Crackdown

Airs Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Thursday, March 12 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2

This photograph shows children held at the Homestead Shelter in Homestead, Fl...

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Above: This photograph shows children held at the Homestead Shelter in Homestead, Fla. In "Kids Caught in the Crackdown," FRONTLINE and The Associated Press expose the traumatic stories of migrant children detained under Trump's immigration policies.

On "Kids Caught In The Crackdown," FRONTLINE exposes the traumatic stories of migrant children detained under Trump’s immigration policies.

This investigation with The Associated Press uncovers the widespread consequences — and business — of the mass confinement of migrant children.

Inside a Shelter Holding Detained Migrant Kids

Under President Donald Trump, the mass detention of migrant children has climbed to record numbers. FRONTLINE and The Associated Press go inside a shelter holding detained migrant kids in this excerpt from "Kids Caught in the Crackdown."

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FRONTLINE "Kids Caught in the Crackdown" - Preview

In an investigation with The Associated Press, FRONTLINE examines the widespread consequences — and business — of the mass confinement of migrant children. The documentary details the traumatic stories of migrant children detained under President Trump’s immigration policies.

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