The Dream is Now: It's Time. We need to fix America’s broken immigration system, giving undocumented youth and their families the chance to earn their citizenship. http://www.thedreamisnow.org/
Hate Rising with Jorge Ramos: From the Ku Klux Klan to the so called alt-right movement, white supremacist groups are growing in numbers and influence. In “Hate Rising,” Jorge Ramos shows us how their ideas, usually confined to private and secretive gatherings, are becoming mainstream thanks in part to the rhetoric on the campaign trail this election cycle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOsRktPBNhI
Lost in Detention: In a co-production with the Investigative Reporting Workshop, correspondent Maria Hinojosa investigates Obama’s enforcement strategies and journeys into the secretive world of immigrant detention, with a penetrating look at who is being detained. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/lost-in-detention/
Una Vida Dos Paises: In the last five years one million Mexicans residing in the US have returned to Mexico, including children and youth who were born or raised in the US. Una Vida, Dos Países presents the stories of these transborder youth, highlighting their experiences living between two countries, cultures, languages and education systems, and exploring their parents’ decisions to return to their home country after living undocumented in the US. http://www.unavidathefilm.com/#introduction-1
Inocente: This Oscar-winning short follows Inocente, a 15-year-old undocumented immigrant who despite having been homeless for nine years hopes to create a colorful future for herself one canvas at a time. The documentary is a story of resilience and about how big a young girl can dream despite the limitations of her status. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=008ZofyIRHo Upcoming screenings: http://inocentedoc.com/watch/
Documented: Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas made headlines in 2011 when he revealed he was undocumented, risking everything to redefine what it means to be an American. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LX1nL0KPUws
Living Undocumented: Living Undocumented is a 17-minute documentary that explores the lives of diverse undocumented immigrant youth to illustrate the realities, challenges and opportunities they face through high school, college, and beyond. It features 6 DREAMers, who portray the realities of our nation’s immigration system and its impact on undocumented youth. The documentary is intended for all audiences, but with the accompanying lesson plan and resource guide for students and educators, it is especially useful in secondary classes. http://livingundocumented.com/watch-the-film/
Harvard Affiliates Will Huddle With Bacow to Strategize About Trump, DACA: Almost as soon as Harvard’s new president officially took office, concerned University affiliates reached out hoping to discuss another president — the one in Washington. A group of faculty, students, and staff will huddle this fall with University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who assumed the post over the summer, to strategize about the ways Harvard can support those at the University affected by the Trump administration’s controversial policies on immigration. Though an official date for the meeting has not been set, Bacow’s office proposed Oct. 1 as a potential date for the cohort to congregate, according to an email provided to The Crimson. Aparicio is the co-chair of UndocuAllies, an organization formed in Spring 2017 at the Graduate School of Education that supports and advocates for undocumented students. To read more: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/9/12/harvard-affiliates-bacow-DA...