Singer Selena Gomez wants US President Donald Trump and his administration to do better on the issue of immigration. Gomez told the April issue of Vogue Arabia that she is shocked by what illegal immigrants have been going through at the US-Mexico border, reports aceshowbizdotcom. Promoting her Netflix series “Living Undocumented“, the singer said: “I don’t claim to be an expert and I understand that there have to be rules and regulations, but we have to do better than what we are doing. We simply have to.”
“I hope we can still offer the American dream. I hope we can still offer people a better life. It’s so important to remember our country was formed by those who came from other countries. Gomez’s series launched on Netflix in the US last year.
Selena Gomez is a woman who holds a lot of power. With 172 million Instagram followers she’s the fifth most followed person in the world on the social media platform. Gomez has had three number one album on the Billboard 200 chart the most recent being Rare, released January 2020 – and has sold more than 7 million albums worldwide.
She has decided to use her power to uplift and unite people. At 17, Gomez became a UNICEF ambassador – the youngest ever at the time – and was involved in the 2008 UR votes count campaign, encouraging teenagers in the US to vote. She’s been passionately vocal about her despair impact it’s had on her generation, as well as the effect that having lupus has had on her own mental health. In 2019, she joined past winners astronaut Buzz Aldrin and actress Jane Fonda as the recipient of the McLean Award for Mental Health Advocacy.
She said: “My own grandparents are immigrants and made the decision to come to the US. Through their decision, I have ultimately been given the life that I have, and listening to all these stories (in Living Undocumented) made me feel incredibly blessed for the chance I had.