Weekend Watch Party: Experience Immigration Policy

April 21, 2020

Have a Facebook Watch Party. Go to your Facebook page. Go to Create Post and select “Watch Party” from the lower-right pull-down of post activities. Cut and paste the following numbers, one at a time, to the bar at the top of the Add Videos dialogue window and click on “Add to Queue”: 686543602110292; 252670482574725; 1087539984948348.  Invite friends and start your Watch Party.

This weekend’s theme is Immigration and Refugee Policy: Experience the impact of immigration policy on DACA recipients and refugees. Watch a mother and daughter grapple with uncertainty as they wait for their future to be determined by the Supreme Court. See how the Trump administration’s restrictions on family-based immigration impact the hopes and stability of a new Rohingya refugee whose family remains in a refugee camp.

Our weekly online New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) themed screenings allow you to watch a selection of the NIRV films with your home-bound and online family and friends.

Included are discussion questions and additional resources to deepen your understanding of this week’s theme and immigration issues.

Tell us about your experience in the comments section.

Other Themed Screenings in the NIRV Collection:

About NIRV
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) 
is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the United States. More

Produced by Community Supported Film 
Community Supported Film amplifies local voices in under or misrepresented communities so that they can communicate their lived-realities through documentary filmmaking. The films produced, whether from AfghanistanHaiti or the US, are used to inform and impact public opinion and policy.

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We can’t do this work without your support. In response to the current crisis we are making these films available online for free for a limited time. Please help us cover our costs by donating.


Buy the films and ask your library to buy the films: A great way to support CSFilm is to ask your town or institution’s library to purchase the films.


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