My Wife Was Murdered By an Undocumented Immigrant

But I’m frustrated that Trump exploits stories like ours

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Actress, director, and screenwriter Adrienne Shelly in New York City, 2001. Photo: Jim Spellman/WireImage/Getty Images

This is not Trump’s America.

That hasn’t stopped Trump from pathologically lying about immigrants. His relentless flame-stoking about the caravan of America-bound asylum-seeking immigrants that left Honduras weeks ago is just the latest example. He’s been ginning up his base with wildly false claims that we’re being “invaded” by these “violent criminals” who include “Middle-Eastern terrorists.” Every credible news organization traveling with the caravan, however, has failed to see anyone but freedom-seeking Hispanics, many of them families with children.

Writer, blogger, resistor, supporter of women filmmakers

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