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Homeland: Immigration In America

Jobs (#101)

The first episode looks at the spectrum of immigrant jobs and the complex maze of rules, regulations, caps and quotas challenging the country at many levels. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: "Homeland" explores the contemporary story of immigration in America. While immigration is a national issue this election year, it plays out daily in the lives of people in communities across the country. It's a story of new immigrants who find themselves walking a fine line between access to and expulsion from the American dream. It's also a story of American citizens who wonder if legal and illegal immigrants threaten their way of life. It's a story of intertwined and complex issues that may have a significant effect on the choices people make when they go to the polls in November.

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  • Enforcement (#102)

    The second episode cuts through the heated rhetoric to explore how communities and the nation struggle to enforce inconsistent immigration policies. [56 minutes]

  • Refugees (#103)

    The third part of the HOMELAND series takes viewers to the heart of America's humanitarian position as a refuge for those fleeing violence, disaster, war and persecution around the world. The stories in this hour illustrate the forces and factors that can lead refugees to a life of stability and success or to isolation, welfare and homelessness. [56 minutes]

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