abUSed: The Postville Raid presents the devastating effects
of US Enforcement Immigration Policies on communities, families and children.
The film tells the gripping personal stories of the individuals, the families
and the town (Postville, Iowa) that survived the most brutal, most expensive
and largest immigration raid in the history of the United States and serves as
a cautionary tale of government abuses of constitutional and human rights.
Luis Argueta is a filmmaker who has also worked as a
commercial director, lecturer and teacher in the United States, Europe and throughout
the Americas. Born and raised in Guatemala, Argueta has been a resident of New
York since 1977. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a
Master’s degree in Romance Languages from The University of Michigan, where he
also did postgraduate work in cinema.