President Donald Trump created quite a stir when he proposed to build a wall on the U.S. - Mexico border, and when Jeff Sessions announced the end of DACA, progressives around the country expressed similar outrage. But the immigrant justice movement goes much deeper than simply resisting the current administration’s hateful rhetoric, or their indifference to DACA recipients.
In Athens, Georgia, as immigrants and their allies in the activist community grapple with the larger questions behind mass deportation and incarceration, a vibrant network has emerged to counteract the attacks on the undocumented community. This documentary tells the story of that community and their struggle for a true home, a home in which their basic human rights are honored and their cultural contributions are valued. This is the story of the struggle for El Pueblo