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CBS, CW tackle immigration and deportation in new shows

by Julia Paskin | Take Two®

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Diane Guerrero, Actress and Executive Producer of "In The Country We Love" currently in development with CBS. Rommel Demano/Getty Images

Diversity in television is on the rise with shows like Black-ish, Jane the Virgin and Fresh off the Boat. 

Still, Hollywood is criticized for being predominantly white and male, but online campaigns like #OscarsSoWhite may be shifting what appears on our TV screens. 

CBS and The CW are developing shows with a focus on immigration and families torn apart by deportation.  

For more, Take Two’s Alex Cohen spoke with Variety magazine's Debra Birnbaum, and culture critic, Wendy Carrillo.

To hear the full interview, click the Blue Arrow above.

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