Elizabeth (Tea Leoni) and Kat (Sara Ramirez) visit an immigration detention center where children who were caught crossing the border illegally with their parents are being held on Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10.
Elizabeth goes head to head with a governor over the new policy of separating unauthorized immigrants from their children on Madam Secretary"Family Separation: Part 1" is the tenth episode of the show's fifth season.
Woman [in Spanish]: Is this the form for asylum? Cop: [in Spanish]: No. It is an acknowledgement that you crossed the border illegally. Woman: [in Spanish]: Okay, but is there another form for asylum? Cop: [in Spanish]: No. You are under arrest. You have to apply for asylum before you enter the United States. Woman: [in Spanish]: Can I see my son? Cop: That is not possible. You came here illegally. You have no rights.