Record: Chasing Freedom
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|DVD 192||Biddle Law Library|
Meena is an Afghan woman who teaches the girls in her neighborhood; when her makeshift school is discovered by the Taliban, it is harshly repressed. She flees Afghanistan and comes to New York, seeking asylum in the United States. Libby Brock is a corporate lawyer whose boss suggests she do more pro bono work. While Meena remains in detention, Libby reluctantly takes up Meenas case and confronts the immigration bureaucracy, gradually becoming committed to helping her obtain asylum....