Made in L.A.: Putting a Human Face on the Immigrant Experience

By Almudena Carracedo 4-22-2009

Seven years ago, I set out to make a little film that would put a human face on the struggles of immigrant workers in L.A. I couldn't have imagined that Made in L.A. would one day win an Emmy or that I would be working with faith-based, grassroots, and community groups as part of a national "May Day" campaign to break down barriers and build support for humane immigration reform. Yet the film and current events have brought me here, and my team and I are reaching out to many groups

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