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FRONTLINE: Immigration Battle

Congressman Luis Gutierrez, (D) Illinois, was arrested with Congressional colleagues including John Lewis during an immigration reform rally and demonstration in front of the U.S. Capitol (October 8, 2013). FRONTLINE’s "Immigration Battle" goes inside the fight over immigration reform on Capitol Hill.
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Congressman Luis Gutierrez, (D) Illinois, was arrested with Congressional colleagues including John Lewis during an immigration reform rally and demonstration in front of the U.S. Capitol (October 8, 2013). FRONTLINE’s "Immigration Battle" goes inside the fight over immigration reform on Capitol Hill.

Airs Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Experience powerful investigative storytelling that answers only to you. From criminal justice to politics to global issues, the reporting of PBS’ flagship public affairs series, FRONTLINE, takes you inside the controversial, complex stories shaping our times.

Lorella Praeli, Advocacy and Policy Director for United We DREAM, marches down Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, with fellow members of the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, demanding an end to deportations. (February 29, 2014). FRONTLINE’s "Immigration Battle" goes inside the fight over immigration reform on Capitol Hill.
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Lorella Praeli, Advocacy and Policy Director for United We DREAM, marches down Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, with fellow members of the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, demanding an end to deportations. (February 29, 2014). FRONTLINE’s "Immigration Battle" goes inside the fight over immigration reform on Capitol Hill.

Why has it been so hard for Washington to fix our country’s broken immigration system? In "Immigration Battle", a special two-hour feature film presented by FRONTLINE and INDEPENDENT LENS Tuesday, Oct. 20 on PBS, acclaimed independent filmmakers Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini take viewers behind closed doors in Washington’s corridors of power to explore the political realities surrounding one of the country’s most pressing and divisive issues.

Gain insight into the hard-fought battles and secret negotiations over immigration reform on Capitol Hill. Examine President Obama’s push for policy changes that could affect the fate of millions and define for decades what it means to be American.

"Immigration Battle" is an Epidoko Pictures production for WGBH/FRONTLINE and Independent Television Service (ITVS). The film is by Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini. The executive producer for ITVS is Sally Jo Fifer. The executive producer for INDEPENDENT LENS is Lois Vossen. The executive producer for FRONTLINE is Raney Aronson-Rath.

Past episodes of FRONTLINE are available for online viewing. FRONTLINE is on Facebook, Instagram and you can follow @frontlinepbs on Twitter.

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