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Maid in America

by Anayansi Prado

Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.

Independent Lens, True Stories, Global Voices

Paper Words

by Joyce Lee

A 3-D-animated short about a bright, five year old from China who uses her imagination to cope with her new life in America.

Global Voices

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Reportero

by Bernardo Ruiz

A veteran reporter and photojournalist chronicles the interconnected stories of a rapidly changing city on the Mexican-American border.

POV

Los Trabajadores/The Workers

by Heather Courtney

Focusing on the lives of Juan and Ramon, immigrant day laborers working in Austin, Texas, Los Trabajadores/The Workers explores the contradictions that haunt America's dependence on and discrimination against immigrant labor.

Independent Lens

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