Film Summary: The Wetback

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The Wetback undocumented documentary start with narrator explaining the situation undocumented immigrants have to face on US-Mexico border to cross. Also, one tagline that is represented in the film is that every day more than 3000 people try to cross border and only 300 can make it. it’s tells that extremely less number of people can succeed to cross the border.
In this documentary they represent two groups. One is border vigilantes they will secure the US border from non-Immigrants who try to enter in US illegally and other one is called Safe house proponents that who wants to fulfill their American Dream. So, safe house proponents has no choice because they live with lots of poverty in their country and in my opinion strongest arguments this group made was they wants bright future for their kid and better life and fulfil their American Dream so, that’s why they ready to cross border. The first part of documentary tells people ready to cross border from thousands of mile because of corrupt police, organized gangs and danger rides on fast moving train. For example, they
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She asked officer to be shot her right now and right there, so at least her family would know she died on American soil and best part is office let her go in USA. The woman who called the migrant house in Mexico and spoke of her encounter with border patrol made it all the way from Chicago, where she is now living. Her story, told by someone managing a migrant house, was the most interesting passage in the movie for me. The story of the migrant houses and people who stay at their house manage them and pay for them seems to be the true example undocumented documentary of wetback

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