Synopsis When Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided a 7-Eleven in Baltimore, they arrested dozens of bystanders on the grounds of alleged immigration violations. “Alienation” follows the story of two families swept up in the 2007 raid and examines current controversies in immigration law and policy in the United States.
Production Team Joe Friedman (Cinematographer); Sanjeev Brar, Sagar Jethani, Eric Santiestevan, and Gil Talmi (Music); Sanjeev Brar (Post-Production Sound); Jennifer Bennett, Nicholas Bramble, Kevin Jiang, Stephanie Keene, Rebecca Wexler, and Charles Vogl (Associate Producers)
Scholarship A Rage Shared by Law: Post-September 11 Racial Violence as Crimes of Passion; Interpreting Communities: Lawyering Across Language Difference; How Racial Profiling in America Became the Law of the Land: United States v. Brignoni-Ponce and Whren v. United States and the Need for Truly Rebellious Lawyering; The Case Against Race Profiling in Immigration Enforcement; Immigrants and the Right to Petition; Laboratories of Bigotry? Devolution of the Immigration Power, Equal Protection, and Federalism; State and Local Police Enforcement of Immigration Laws; Introduction– The Border Crossed Us: Current Issues in Immigrant Labor.
Running Time 17:00