Immigrant Nation!: The Battle for the Dream
Producer/Director: Esau Melendez
Program Length: 1 Episode/60 Minutes
Broadcast Date: Beginning September 2, 2011 (NETA) (Please check local listings)
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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.
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