Diego Luna Speaks Out About Immigration Policy in U.S.

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Mexican actor Diego Luna has never been shy about speaking up about immigration policy. 

Luna, who just finished directing a biopic about U.S. civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, recently said the U.S. can strengthen its border with Mexico, but it cannot eliminate people’s need to survive. 

Fox News Latino reports that the Mexican actor and filmmaker spoke about the issue at a Times Talk meeting organized by The New York Times at Madrid’s Teatro Español.

“I’ve across that border many times, my son was born in the United States - he is also a Mexican-American with the two passports,” Luna said, “So with this movie, I want to bring that community and its neighbors closer together.”

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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