FRONTLINE

Kids Caught in the Crackdown

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 18 | 26m 54s

As the detention of migrant children has climbed to record-breaking levels under President Trump, FRONTLINE and The Associated Press investigate what’s going on inside federally-funded shelters — and the lasting impact on children held in U.S. custody.

Aired: 11/12/19

Rating: NR

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