America ReFramed

S9 E13 | PREVIEW

Five Years North | Trailer

FIVE YEARS NORTH is the story of America's immigration system through the eyes of Luis and Judy. Luis is an undocumented Guatemalan boy who arrives alone in New York City with little support and many responsibilities. Judy is a veteran ICE agent with Cuban American and Puerto Rican roots, who must weigh the human cost of her work against the future her family would face without her paycheck.

AIRED: October 05, 2021 | 0:01:55
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
TRANSCRIPT

(mellow music)

(man speaking Spanish)

(Luis speaking Spanish)

(man speaking Spanish)

(Luis speaking Spanish)

(mellow music continues)

- [Narrator] At 16, Luis traveled from Guatemala

to New York City hoping to find a good job.

(mellow music continues)

(Luis speaking Spanish)

- [Narrator] Luis is undocumented

and his life has become a circle of work,

school, court appearances

and evading the ICE officers in his neighborhood.

- I'm not gonna tell you that we never arrest a non-criminal

because I'd be lying.

(Luis speaking Spanish)

(man speaking Spanish)

- [Narrator] An intimate look at years of struggle

for Luis and his family.

(Luis speaking Spanish)

(Luis's mother speaking Kaqchikel)

- [Narrator] Five Years North on America ReFramed.

(mellow music ends)

STREAM AMERICA REFRAMED ON

  • ios
  • apple_tv
  • android
  • roku
  • firetv

FEATURED PROGRAMS