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Visa Dream

Airs Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: "Visa Dream" film poster

"Visa Dream" follows a lovable mother and father in Mexico who have been divided from their family over the Mexican-American border. They have not seen one of their daughters for 16 years. They spend a lot of time and money to try to get their tourist visa without knowing if they will be approved or not. Learn more about this divided family situation, as well as challenges that face about 6 million people each year trying to get a USA Tourist Visa. The film was directed by Jorge Meraz and produced by Steven Javitz. "Visa Dream" is on Facebook.

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Trailer: Visa Dream

Above: A lovable mother and father in Mexico have been divided from their family over the Mexican-American border and have not seen one of their daughters for 15 years. They spend a lot of time and money to try to get their tourist visa without knowing if they will be approved or not. Learn more about this divided family situation, as well as challenges that face 1,000s of people every day trying to get a USA Tourist Visa. Please visit visadream.com for more info and to buy a DVD of this documentary.