Latino Americans

Los Angeles Deportation

Clip: Season 1 | 10m 19s

Emilia Castaneda was part of a forced deportation during the 1930's. Up to 2 million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were used as scapegoats during the depression, and forced to leave on trains. Many of them were not allowed back into the country.

Aired: 09/16/13

Rating: NR

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