Immigrant Nation!: The Battle for the Dream
Broadcast Premiere: September 4th, 2011
Producer: Esau Melendez
IMMIGRANT NATION! THE BATTLE FOR THE DREAM is a feature documentary film about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. The film also interweaves the stories of individuals, organizations, activists and community leaders united by passion and a concern for justice. This film illustrates the opposition to the controversial HR4437 immigration bill as well as the ongoing struggle and demand for comprehensive immigration reform. For more information, please visit the LPB website at: www.lpbp.org/ImmigrantNation.php.