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Spanish Daily Journal
     March 11, 2019      #31-70 sdj 0
 
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In this image of June 30, 2018, the actress America Ferrera, on the left, and the singer Alicia Keys attend a protest against the policy of the government of President Donald Trump on the separation of migrant families, in front of the House Blanca in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon, file)
Hollywood actresses visit migrants at the border

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Actress América Ferrera led a small group of artists who toured different migrant shelters over the weekend in the Mexican city of Tijuana, across from San Diego.

Dressed in casual clothes and discreet makeup, or none, they talked with immigration lawyers and shelter administrators. They drew along with the children and listened to the heartrending accounts of their travels through Mexico with the hope of starting a new life in the United States.

Those aspirations have become more complicated in recent months, as US border agents process only a handful of asylum requests a day, leaving a long list of pending cases and limited space in shelters in border towns across Mexico. .

Most of the shelters can only receive a few dozens of ...

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