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Inside the Making of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Daca-Themed Episode (Exclusive)

Inside the Making of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Daca-Themed Episode (Exclusive)

Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Beautiful Dreamer,” the 19th episode of the 14th season of “Grey’s Anatomy.”

“Grey’s Anatomy” has revealed that Sam Bello (Jeanine Mason), a surgical intern working at Grey Sloan Memorial, is an undocumented immigrant and a Daca recipient.

For the episode titled “Beautiful Dreamer,” producers enlisted the consulting services of Define American, a non-profit organization dedicated to humanizing immigrants through media.

“‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has always ​been ahead of the cultural curve, and Define American is honored and privileged to have worked with their expert team in charting new territory about how undocumented Americans are portrayed on network television,” Elizabeth Grizzle Voorhees, managing director of creative initiatives at the organization, said in a statement exclusively for Variety. “Define American is incredibly proud of tonight’s episode​, which​ is a ​highlight of ​our work in helping the entertainment industry

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