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Disney Buys ‘Mija’ Doc About Mexican American Daughter of Undocumented Immigrants

Virginia Isaad
Filmmaker Isabel Castro’s documentary feature debut Mija garnered critical acclaim at Sundance earlier this year for its portrayal of two Mexican American daughters trying to succeed. Disney Original Documentary has now acquired worldwide rights to the film and FX, which...
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Cecilia Suárez Talks Playing an Undocumented Matriarch in ‘Promised Land’

Virginia Isaad
Warning: Spoilers ahead The plights of undocumented immigrants crossing the border is the central focus of the first episode of ABC’s Latinx family drama, Promised Land. It follows Juana Sánchez (Katya Martín) and her sister Rosa (Ariana Guerra) on the...
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House Passes Immigration Bill Creating a Pathway Toward Citizenship for Dreamers

Virginia Isaad
Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. may have a chance at citizenship with a new bill the House passed on Thursday. The American Dream and Promise Act would allow Dreamers a chance toward citizenship as there is currently no process available...
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Biden Pauses Deportations, Preserves DACA and Halts Border Wall Construction

Virginia Isaad
The newly inaugurated President Joe Biden got right to work mainly focusing on undoing the work of former President Donald Trump. Biden signed several executive orders centered on immigration in the U.S. One of the orders pauses deportations in the...