Crossing Arizona
Crossing Arizona (2006)

CROSSING ARIZONA is an up-to-the-moment look at the hotly debated issues of illegal immigration and border security on the U.S./Mexico border. Heightened security along the Texas and California borders funnels an estimated 4,500 illegal… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 24, 2006
DVD Release Date: April 21, 2009
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Crossing Arizona doesn't propose many solutions, but it's best when it's giving us an on-the-ground feel for the people who live closest to a problem that continues to dominate the news.

Dennis Harvey

Deftly sustaining many points of view, engrossing feature begins to seem overloaded only toward the end.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

The filmmakers' point is undeniable: Two governments have deftly pitted working and hoping-to-work folk against each other to cruel effect.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

A penetrating, in-depth film on the ugly issue.

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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

No hour-and-a-half documentary can do much more than scratch the surface of the issue, but Mathew and DeVivo provide an excellent primer and some human faces on the front lines.

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Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

Everyone knows that illegal immigration is a problem, but there's really no answer to be found. Crossing Arizona does a nice job covering all sides of the issue.

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