Counting actress-singer Selena Gomez among its producers, the six-part documentary series tells the stories of multiple families, each facing the threat of deportation for one or more of its members.In the process, the filmmakers — it's produced by Aaron Saidman and Eli Holzman — seek to debunk many of the familiar arguments, including the "come the right way" and "get in line" talking points, batted down by immigration attorneys who detail why the scenarios that greeted arrivals in the 19th and early 20th centuries no longer apply.Not surprisingly, the Trump administration's hardline approach is cast in an extremely unflattering light, and the discussions about not trusting its enforcement mechanisms are made clear in one particularly stunning interlude: A moment when an undocumented man, Luis Diaz, seeking to visit his girlfriend in custody is apprehended, while officers roughly push his lawyer — seeking to stay at his side — out the door and onto the ground.At the same time, the experts interviewed make clear that problems surrounding US immigration policies didn't begin with Trump, going back to detail get-tough tactics and rhetoric implemented under Bill Clinton and indeed every president that has followed him, to varying degrees.Eight families participated in the project, and the tearing apart of some of them — including situations where young children are involved — can be difficult to watch. The situations range from DACA , who make clear they have no ties or allegiance to the countries in which they were born, having spent their entire lives in the US.If there's a heart and soul to the film, it's Luis Diaz, who has been living in Texas, expecting a child with his girlfriend, Kenia Bautista-Mayorga, who is scheduled to be deported back to their native Honduras along with her three-year-old son, Noah, who Luis views as his own.Although most of the families come from Mexico and Central America, others have roots in Israel, Africa and Laos. In almost every caRead More – Source


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