View Full Version : New Movie “Anchor Baby” highlights the difficulties of undocumented immigrants

22nd August 2011, 01:16 AM
Married illegal immigrant couple Joyce (Omoni Oboli) and Paul Unanga (Sam Sarpong) have been ordered by the U.S immigration to leave the country. They decide that they will leave but only after Joyce is five months pregnant and delivers the baby in the United States which will guarantee automatic U.S citizenship for their child. Ignoring the deportation order, the couple go into hiding. Later Paul is caught by immigration and is deported, leaving behind Joyce to struggle on her own to accomplish their dream.
But the bureaucracy keeps getting in the way of Joyce achieving her goal until she meets …..
“Anchor baby” highlights the struggles of many undocumented immigrants in the United States and other developed countries around the world, torn between two livelihoods.

Check out the trailer below: