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.
Issues of sexual orientation and socioeconomic disparity come to a boil when lurid photos of a high school boy are posted on social media following a school party.
Anne struggles to get the authorities to help her son; Terri has an intervention with Kevin.
Kevin is identified as a participant in the events that occurred at the party; Anne feels defensive.
A revelation leads to the members of the basketball team facing invasive DNA testing.
Taylor has to defend his actions to the police; Anne struggles with a discovery about her son.
Leslie welcomes Eric back to Leyland; An incident at Marshall High School incites a student protest.
Taylor struggles as he tries to stop feeling like a victim; Anne's medical records are exposed.
A loss at Leyland High School is mourned; Leslie's job is on the line; Sebastian tries to help Anne.
After a Leyland student is murdered on campus, members of the community re-examine their choices.