The play "Just Like Us" follows four young immigrants from Mexico and looks at how their legal statuses impact their futures.

The play "Just Like Us" follows four young immigrants from Mexico and looks at how their legal status impacts their futures.

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Jennifer M Koskinen, all rights reserved by Denver Center Theater Company

Actress Mary Bacon plays journalist Helen Thorpe in Just Like Us.

Actress Mary Bacon plays journalist Helen Thorpe in Just Like Us.

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Jennifer M Koskinen, all rights reserved by Denver Center

A tearful goodbye: One of the characters in Just Like Us boards a bus for Mexico and leaves her daughters behind in the US.

A tearful goodbye: One of the characters in Just Like Us boards a bus for Mexico and leaves her daughters behind in the US.

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Jennifer M Koskinen, all rights reserved by Denver Center

Actor Richard Azurdia plays the role of US Congressman Tom Tancredo, who  made national name for himself and eventual 2008 run for president campaigning on stricter immigration controls.

Actor Richard Azurdia plays the role of US Congressman Tom Tancredo, who made national name for himself and eventual 2008 run for president campaigning on stricter immigration controls.

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Jennifer M Koskinen, all rights reserved by Denver Center

The play Just Like Us appeared on the Denver Center Theater Company's largest stage for a month.

The play Just Like Us appeared on the Denver Center Theater Company's largest stage for a month.

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Jason Margolis

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