UNA VIDA MEJOR

"This country is a land of dreams.  It can be a hard place, a cruel place.  But it's where I work, and I dream of a better life for my son."
                 - Carlos Galindo, Una Vida Mejor
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ADDITIONAL MOVIE RESOURCES
Hispanic Influence in the United States Power Point (Part One)
Hispanic Influence in the United States Power Point (Part Two)
Hispanic Influence Notes in Spanish
Hispanic Influence Notes in English
Click here to learn about the dangers immigrants face when they cross the border!
Click here to learn the challenges that young illegal immigrants face!
Click here to watch this video to learn how families adjust when their loved ones are deported!
Click here to view a video in English about the challenges immigrants face along the border!
HELPFUL UNA VIDA MEJOR VIDEOS
Click here to watch "Terrence's Chalkboard Talk," a video that explains the economic impact of passing the Dream Act!
Click here to watch "Erika's Story," a powerful video about her mother's deportation!
Click here to watch "Joaquin's Story," a heartbreaking immigration tale!
Click here to watch the music video, "Wake Me Up," by Aloe Blacc that tells a poignant immigration story!
Click here to watch this Spanish video about the effects of deportation on families!
Click here watch the music video, "El Hielo," that connects to the movie, Una Vida Mejor!
Click here to see a recent news clip in Spanish about illegal immigration (John Kerry)!
Click here to listen to the immigration song, "Jardinero"!
Click here to listen to the meaningful song, "Carta Perdida"!
Click here to listen to the song, "Adentro," by Calle 13! (Mature Content)
Click here to learn about “Las Patronas”, a group of Mexican women who help the migrants that pass through their small village on the train, La Bestia!
Click here to learn more about “Las Patronas”, a group of Mexican women who won Mexico’s Humanitarian award!
Click here to learn about what happens when one is detained by INS!



Click here for additional immigration resources!