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Subject: Immigration & Border Studies

abUSed: The Postville Raid

abUSed: The Postville Raid

by Luis Argueta

The devastating effects of US immigration enforcement policies on children, families and communities.

Children in No Man's Land

Children in No Man's Land

by Anayansi Prado

Award-winning documentary that uncovers the plight of unaccompanied immigrant minors entering the United States.

Named 'Best Film' by The Center for Mexican-American Studies and Research

The Elevator Operator

The Elevator Operator

by Jonathan Skurnik

An immigrant caught between his past and the American Dream

First Person Plural

First Person Plural

by Deann Liem

A Korean adoptee bravely unites her biological and adoptive families.

Frontier Youth

Frontier Youth

by John Kane

Growing up in neighboring towns divided by a steel border fence.

The Global Assembly Line

The Global Assembly Line

by Lorraine Gray

The powerful story of working women and men linked in our new global economy and the business decisions behind it, Emmy Award winner.

Golden Venture

Golden Venture

by Peter Cohn

Three hundred undocumented Chinese immigrants sail into a 1993 tragedy that becomes a crucial turning point in US immigration history.

Immigrant Nation!: The Battle for the Dream

Immigrant Nation!: The Battle for the Dream

by Esau Melendez

The story of the immigrant rights movement in 2006 and 2007 and the story of single mother and activist Elvira Arellano who is fighting against her deportation.

In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee

In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee

by Deann Liem

A Korean adoptee returns to her native Korea to find her "double," the mysterious girl whose place she took in America.

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La Caminata

La Caminata

by Jamie Meltzer

Revealing the other side of the immigration debate.

Letters From the Other Side

Letters From the Other Side

by Heather Courtney

A post-NAFTA immigration story told by the Mexican women left behind.

Maid in America

Maid in America

by Anayansi Prado

Award-winning PBS documentary about the Latinas who clean your homes and help raise your children.

Miles from the Border

Miles from the Border

by Ellen Frankenstein

A portrait of a Mexican-American family caught between cultures

New American Soldier

New American Soldier

by Emma Cott & Anna Belle Peevey

Fighting for America. Fighting to become American.

Sin País (Without Country)

Sin País (Without Country)

by Theo Rigby

With intimate access and striking imagery, Sin País (Without Country) explores one family's journey as they are separated by deportation.

There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

by Briar March

Multi-award winner film about the human face of climate change.

The impact of climate change forces an island community in the Pacific to consider leaving their homeland forever. 

Voices in Exile: Immigrants and the First Amendment

Voices in Exile: Immigrants and the First Amendment

by Joan Mandell and Laura Hayes

Arab Americans bring civil liberties to the Supreme Court