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