Gisele Fetterman, wife of Pennsylvania Senate candidate, sheds light on her story as an undocumented immigrant | app

She left a gang-ridden neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro at the age of 7, crossing the United States illegally with her family and living in a one-room apartment in New York, scavenging furniture while her mother cleaned the houses. Today, she is an activist and campaign stand-in for her husband, who is running for the Senate as a Pennsylvania Democrat.

The candidate, John Fetterman, his state’s towering lieutenant governor, says his story is what inspires his immigration policy.

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