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Celebrities donate, voice outrage over migrant family separations

  • Published at 05:10 pm June 21st, 2018
George Clooney, left, and his wife Amal have donated $100,000 to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights AFP
George Clooney, left, and his wife Amal have donated $100,000 to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights AFP

More than 2,300 children have been taken away from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s policy to deter undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers

George Clooney and John Legend have sent hefty donations to charity as the entertainment world voiced outrage over the separation of migrant families at the US border.

Clooney and his lawyer wife Amal said that they were donating $100,000 to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, an organization based at the University of Chicago that provides legal counsel to unaccompanied children.

Pop singer Legend and his model wife Chrissy Teigen earlier said that they were donating $288,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union to support separated migrant children.

More than 2,300 children have been taken away from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s policy to deter undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers.


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