The actress/singer/producer has penned an essay for Time magazine and revealed that some of her own family members came to the US undocumented from Mexico. "Undocumented immigration is an issue I think about every day, and I never forget how blessed I am to have been born in this country thanks to my family and the grace of circumstance," Gomez wrote, adding that her aunt came into the US in the back of a truck in the 1970s."My grandparents followed, and my father was born in Texas soon after," she wrote. Gomez herself was born a US citizen. But not all are so fortunate. "When I read the news headlines or see debates about immigration rage on social media, I feel afraid for those in similar situations. I feel afraid for my country," she wrote.Her family's experience inspired her to executive-produce a new docu-series for Netflix called "Living Undocumented." She was approached about the project in 2017, Gomez said, and wanted to "shine a light on eight immigrant families in the US from different countries and backgrounds, all facing possible deportation.""I watched footage outlining their deeply personal journeys and I cried," Gomez wrote. "It captured the shame, uncertainty, anRead More – Source


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