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The New Americans (2003)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 20 February 2004 (USA)
The New Americans follows a diverse group of immigrants and refugees as they leave their home and families behind and learn what it means to be new Americans in the 21st century.

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The New Americans follows a diverse group of immigrants and refugees as they leave their home and families behind and learn what it means to be new Americans in the 21st century.

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Os Novos Americanos See more »

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