Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream
Date(s) - Wednesday, 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.
Name: Yehimy Montes
UIC Latino Cultural Center