Visit the whole project. It’s been a decade since Postville, a small town in Iowa, was home to one of the largest immigration raids at a worksite in U.S. history: 389 immigrants were arrested in the biggest kosher meatpacking plant in the country. As Donald Trump revives George W. Bush’s immigration enforcement policies, Postville's experience sheds light on the impact, efficiency and repercussions of massive worksite raids.
Documentary published in July 2018 as a digital special and on television by Univision, co-published online with The Intercept. Made with the support of a Knight Foundation grant. Featured in NPR Here and Now, PRI, Radio Ambulante, In the thick podcast, broadcasted on PBS and screened at Sedona International Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Central American International Film Festival, NYC Independent Film Festival, Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival, Indie Grits Festival, LA Short Awards, Iowa Motion Pictures Association Awards, Los Angeles Feedback Female Film Festival, Los Angeles CineFest, Miami Independent Film Festival, Oneota Film Festival and Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. Winner at NPPA Best of Photojournalism. Pictures of the Year International Award of Excellence, Documentary Journalism. Livingston Awards finalist.