Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
A Reputable Documentary Video
What's In a Documentary?
Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a streaming video platform offering a robust collection of streaming videos for educational use. In addition to a core collection of content from educational video producer Films Media Group, Films on Demand streams content from a growing list of quality documentary sources. For help in using some of the more advanced features of this product, such as building playlists and sharing, contact a librarian.
What's Inside This Source?
- Profiles of individuals affected by the problem
- Journalism & Investigation
- Opinions & arguments
- Descriptions of policies and laws
- Eyewitness Accounts
- Interviews with "experts": academics, doctors, politicians, etc.
- Organizations around this topic: ICE, ProPublica
- Citations of evidence from research
- Timeline of the events around the problem
Questions for Research
Potential Research Topics:
An investigation of the crime and violence that is facing families fleeing from El Salvador.
What is supposed to happen? An investigation of the asylum policies and processes.
Is there truth to the Trump administration's claim that family separation is "Obama's policy".
Timeline of Trump's executive orders and separation policies.
What is happening to children separated at the border now?
Is there proof to the claim that illegal immigrants are responsible for crime in the U.S.?
Is there proof to the claim that illegal immigration from the southern border is a problem?