Reel South: 120 Days

About This Episode


Due to his immigration status, family man Miguel Cortes must make a tough choice. After an unexpected traffic stop, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico - leaving his wife and two daughters behind. Will he leave for Mexico or disappear into the shadows in his adopted homeland?

Reel South is a collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF).