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Jose and Mr. Ramos

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With parents working long hours in the fields, third grader Jose Ansaldo turns to his teacher, Oscar Ramos, for guidance. Jose is undocumented and as he grows older he begins to understand the complexities of the situation. Four years later, Mr. Ramos checks in on Jose, now in middle school but no closer to resolution on his immigration status.

Aired: 08/07/17

Rating: TV-G

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