Netflix Greenlights ‘Living Undocumented’

Netflix Tuesday announced the debut date for its new documentary series Living Undocumented, from executive producer Selena Gomez.

The documentary, which debuts Oct. 2, follows eight undocumented immigrant families who have volunteered to tell their stories as they face potential deportation, according to Netflix. 

Living Undocumented illuminates and humanizes the complex US immigration system and depicts the struggles that many must endure in their quest to pursue the American dream, said the streaming service.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.