Sep 7

Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream

September 7, 2011

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

A feature documentary about the contemporary 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. It illustrates the opposition to the controversial HR4437 immigration bill as well as the ongoing struggle and demand for comprehensive immigration reform.

Join us for a screening followed by Q&A dialogue session with director Esaú Meléndez. Approx. 90 min.

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least one week before the event.

Poster: Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607



Yehimy Montes

Date posted

May 29, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018