When a father, Luis Salazar, travels illegally from Mexico into the United States to search for his missing son, he discovers that modern servitude is thriving in the farmlands and agricultural communities. Promised a job and a place to live, these laborers find themselves forced to live in abject poverty. Required to pay for their own food and other essentials, what little money they make is paid back to their employers, and because they will forever be in debt, they can never leave.
Despite their strained relationship, Aliyah continues to support her brother, Carter.
After he is released on bail, Carter goes on the run with Aubry; Mark tells Barb about his fiancée.
Barb goes to the media to bring attention to her son's case; Carter's situation behind bars worsens.
Aubry is asked to testify against Carter; a new investigator has information for Aliyah.
Aliyah's plans to organize a march for Carter's cause results in heightened emotions.
Alonzo seeks helps from an unexpected source; Aubry receives news that leaves her distraught.
Russ must pick up the fight when new allegations against Matt Skokie's role come to light.
The case comes to a close, changing the lives of those involved forever.