NMSU Screens Film, hosts Panel Discussion for Transnational Solidarity Day

New Mexico State University is screening the film “The Deportation of Innocence” by Francisco Alarcon, followed by a panel discussion of immigration professionals and a poster board session of student projects as part of Transnational Solidarity Day on Thursday, May 4.

The documentary “The Deportation of Innocence” captures the story of four children and their immigrant families as they experience deportation and its effects on their lives.

The panel discussion will include Rafael Alarcón Acosta, research professor fom El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana, Mexico; Macrina Cardenas Monteño, a volunteer at Casa del Migrante de Tijuana; and Eugenia Hernandez Sanchez, a research professor from the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez.

To learn more about the film, click HERE; to see the trailer for the film click HERE.

WHO: NMSU’s gender and sexuality studies in the interdisciplinary studies department along with Mujeres y Hombres Activ@s Revolucionar@s (MHAR) are sponsoring the program.

WHEN: Thursday, May 4 between 5:30-7:30 p.m.

• Reception and poster board session 5:30-6 p.m. on 2nd floor
• Film screening from 6-7 p.m. in Room 225
• Panel Discussion from 7-7:30 p.m. in Room 225

WHERE: NMSU’s Hardman-Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center

Author:  Minerva Baumann – NMSU