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Portland filmmakers debut undocumented kids movie

October 1, 2009

By Oregon Faith Report,

Two Portlanders, Rebecca Shine and Anne Galisky Shalom have produced a new film called “Papers” about the life of undocumented youth in America.   The film had its debut at Portland’s Hollywood Theatre last month and is now touring around the country.   Galisky and Neveh are members of the Neveh Shalom Congregation and hope that the film will inspire fellow Jewish community to connect with the struggles of undocumented children and be a part of finding solutions.    You can read more about these rising stars filmmaker at the Jewish Review here.

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Mom of two October 1, 2009

Naturally, the children of people living in the US illegally cannot be blamed or punished for their parents’ crimes. Those teachers or caregivers who deal with these children on a personal basis must keep this in mind, these children are innocent and need to be protected from the hostility and anger aimed at the law breakers.

Chris October 1, 2009

I have to admit that not only does the number of illegals in our country, but the advantages they get over many of our citizens and legal aliens. Tollerance is a worthy virtue, but it has been made so easy for many (once they get here) that there is no reason for them not to take the risk. In some states they get free college education, when the legal folks have to pay, and if they are from a different state, they have to pay more. Where’s the equity in that?

I know it sounds like I’m talking out both sides of my mouth, but trust me if I was in Mexico, I would probably run the boarder myself.

John October 1, 2009

Yes, there are many precious children that are here with their parents, however, I think we need to make it tougher to get here and stay illegally. I know what people in Russia have to go through to get here, and they don’t even get the same services that many of the illegals do. Doesn’t seem right.

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