Immigration Ground Zero At 9500 Liberty

Immigration Ground Zero At 9500 Liberty

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Editor's Note: Long before Arizona became the hot spot of the immigration debate because of its law that requires police officers to ask for papers from anyone who they think might be in the state illegally, Prince William County in Virginia went down that path.  In 2007, Prince William County became ground zero for the immigration movement, and the city split into two.  Bloggers, city officials, and housewives got involved in the issue, showing up for marathon and emotional board of supervisor meetings.  Filmmakers Eric Byler and Annabel Park had a front row seat to the drama.  As it unfolded, they uploaded clips on Youtube which quickly went viral.  Now, they have a documentary based on that showdown, 9500 Liberty.


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