Last year the Department of Homeland Security detained and deported more than 400,000 undocumented immigrants — the highest number to date.
Tomorrow, Frontline takes a penetrating look at the Obama administration’s vastly expanded immigration net, going deep inside the hidden world of immigration detention in "Lost in Detention."
ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero talks with Frontline correspondent Maria Hinojosa, illustrating the widespread abuses committed inside an immense lock-up system that subjects scores of individuals to unnecessary imprisonment every year. Univision aired an interview with one of the immigrants profiled in "Lost in Detention," Roxana Garcia, last month:
"Lost in Detention" airs Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at 9 P.M. ET on PBS.