The BEST Episodes of Immigration Nation (2020)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2021
With unprecedented access to ICE operations, as well as moving portraits of immigrants, this docuseries takes a deep look at U.S. immigration today.
#1 - Installing Fear
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
The Trump administration expanded ICE and changed its mandate. Now agents can deport anyone, including two fathers recently separated from their kids.
#2 - Prevention Through Deterrence
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
Camerina's efforts to identify and recover her son — one of thousands of migrants who disappeared crossing the border — prove wrenching.
#3 - The Right Way
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
Asylum seeker Berta has been held by ICE for 17 months in an attempt to discourage others. As asylum laws get stricter, exiles face greater hardships.
#4 - The New Normal
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
In North Carolina, ICE tries to pressure the newly elected sheriff, but activists fight back. In Florida, a local politician exploits immigrant fears.
#5 - Maintaining Vigilance
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
In immigration court, managed out of DOJ instead of the judicial branch and operating by its own rules, Josué argues to be reunited with his family.
#6 - Power of the Vote
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
US military veteran César tries to get politicians to ease his undocumented status. He's one of many seeking relief for their service.