Latest Episodes

Live Episode: Wild Goose Festival
October 17, 2019

In this episode, we tell the story of Inhospitable at the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina. Hear a summary of the story so far and Q&A with festival-goers. Inhospitable tells the revealing and heartbreaking story of a North Carolina

Episode V: What’s Next?
June 05, 2019

In this episode, we talk with immigration activists and experts about misconceptions about immigration and conduct a roundtable of the pastors at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church about the role of communities (faith-based and otherwise) in the current imm

Episode IV: “It was my turn.”
May 09, 2019

Eventually, the seemingly inevitable outcome came and Gilles was taken from Atlanta and deported. This episode chronicles his deportation and what deportation means for the country and the world.

Bonus Episode: Live Show @ Greenwood Forest Baptist Church
April 15, 2019

This special live episode in a question and answer format was recorded at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church in Cary, NC, Gilles home congregation in the United States. It was recorded in between the third and fourth episodes of the series.

Episode III: “So what, maybe it is a concentration camp?”
March 20, 2019

The massive immigration detention system in the United States is one-of-a-kind, and its repeatedly come under scrutiny for its treatment of immigrants and its financial practices.

Episode II: “You pretty much already have to be dead.”
February 27, 2019

There are no clear and simple pathways to citizenship in the United States, but avenues to temporary statuses at least used to be more available. How, then, did Gilles first arrive in the United States? The story begins across the world in the Republic o

Episode I: “They trapped me, pastor”
February 13, 2019

I remember sitting in the conference room when Gilles called for the first time from York Detention Center in SC and the sadness and anger and fear that was in his voice and the distress in his voice when he said “Pastor! Pastor! they trapped me!”

Inhospitable Trailer
January 15, 2019

Inhospitable tells the revealing and heartbreaking story of a North Carolina mans detention by ICE, and his communitys fight to keep him from being deported.