Filmmaker Dennis M. Lynch Exposes the Illusory Fence "Protecting" Our Border

Dennis Lynch told me there were many revelations during the fourteen months he spent making They Come to America, his riveting documentary about illegal immigration.  "I was shocked about how many Americans are furious but too afraid to speak on camera," he said in July when I interviewed him by phone.  "I was surprised to learn people can't land jobs [in Miami] because they don't speak Spanish."  The list of revelations is long, but the biggest: "At any given moment, we could have another 9/11." In the film, Arizona ranchers tell Lynch about the exhausted foreigners crossing over from Mexico they've rescued from hunger, heat, and thirst along the scarcely patrolled border.  And about finding the occasional prayer rug or Quran dropped by what Homeland Security classifies as OTMs, "other than Mexicans," whose fates are unknown.  Some revelations aren't on film, like stories from border control agents who didn't want to be identified.  Lynch...(Read Full Article)