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Ivan and Arnold: Day Laborers from Both Sides of the Border (2013)

Directed by: Melinda Levin and Michael McPherson
Documentary Short (28 minutes)

This documentary short follows the lives of Ivan, an undocumented worker from Mexico and Arnold, a transitory laborer from New Orleans as they work on the day-laborer circuit during a time of economic recession in the U.S. Their stories highlight the struggles and internal racial tensions in this workforce disengaged from formal labor structures.


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