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© 2018 by Lived Experience Project

SEASON 1: UNDOCUMENTED

EPISODE 1: UNDOCUMENTED

This episode introduces the many facets of the undocumented immigration debate. We consider historical roots, theoretical assumptions, and ask the compelling question of how a nuanced approach might shift the conversation from political to personal. 

EPISODE 2: NICOLE

This episode introduces Nicole, a social worker, wife, and mom confronted with the realities of the undocumented immigrant experience in her own home. She shares the pain associated with fear and her seeming powerlessness to change her family's circumstances.

EPISODE 3: MATEO

In this episode, we meet Mateo, who risked leaving his family behind in pursuit of the American Dream. Like immigrants before him, his story reveals just how this American Dream has been transformed since its inception.

EPISODE 4: ANGELA

Growing up as an undocumented immigrant in the US, in this episode, we meet Angela and learn about the extent to which her life-decisions were often shaped by her status.  Angela's story reveals the ordinariness of her experiences as an adolescent and young adult.

EPISODE 5: ANTHONY

Like Mateo's and Angela's narratives, in this episode,

we hear the final raw and fascinating narrative of Anthony, whose story reveals the enduring pain that comes with  being forcibly returned to the other side of the of the border.