Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
March 6, 2013

After going through horrible abuses in their home countries, thousands of transgender people enter the United States every year in hopes of finding safety, acceptance and a better life. Taking great risks to enter, undocumented trans people have the further challenge of having only one year to declare their intent to seek political asylum and slowly move on from the pain of their past. Crossing Over, a documentary film directed by Isabel Castro and produced by Katrina Sorrentino, is one of the first films to ever explore the stories of undocumented transgender women seeking political asylum in the United States.