Will These Five Celebrity Immigrants Be Affected By Trump’s Immigration Policy?

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Will These Five Celebrities Be Affected By Trump's Immigration Policy?

The news is out: President Trump is imposing a ban on immigrants from seven foreign countries, including Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

Given Trump’s tough stance on immigration, there are a number of celebrities that may be affected by the President Trump’s immigration policy.

Asghar Farhadi

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Asghar Farhadi is an Iranian director and screen writer and has won numerous Oscars. In 2017, Farhadi was nominated for the best foreign language film at the Academy Awards.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Farhadi will be able to attend the Academy Awards due to President Trump’s immigration policy.

James McAvoy

Source: International Business Times

James McAvoy is one of Hollywood’s trending stars. Having had great success in his role as Charles Xavier in X-Men and now recently in Split, James McAvoy is having success, to say the least.

The question is, will he be affected by President Trump’s immigration ban?

McAvoy was born in Glasgow, Scotland, which is part of the UK. As of now, Trump’s immigration policy bans immigrants from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, so McAvoy will not be directly impacted by Trump’s immigration ban.

Drake

Source: Her Campus

Drake is a rap and hip hop icon. Having started off as an actor in Degrassi and finally making his stride as a rapper, Drake has had an amazing career.

But, what a lot of people don’t know is that Drake is an immigrant and he was born in Toronto, Canada.

Will Drake be affected by Trump’s immigration policy?

Since Drake was born in Canada and Canada is not included on the list of countries banned from immigration, Drake will not be directly impacted by Trump’s immigration policy.

Ryan Gosling

Source: TV Guide

La La Land has been a sensation that has brought back the spirit of musicals in hollywood. The star of the show is none other than Ryan Gosling.

Gosling made his debut in the 90s, starring as himself in the Mickey Mouse Club and went on to star in great movies like The NoteBook and The Nice Guys.

What you probably didn’t know is that Gosling was born in London, Canada.

Because Gosling isn’t an immigrant from any of the seven countries listed by the Trump administration, he will not be directly impacted.

Adele

Source: The Atlantic

Adele Adkins, most famously known as “Adele”, is a pop icon having garnered success with her albums 21 and 25.

Adele is naturally English, having been born in Tottenham, England and she has multiple properties in the UK.

Fortunately, Adele will not be affected by Trump’s ban because Adele wasn’t born in the countries listed in Trump’s executive order.

Who are the other immigrants?

Rihanna
Pop-star Rihanna was born in Saint Michael Parish, Barbados.
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey was born in Ontario, Canada.
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan was born in Havana.
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington was born in Athens.
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor was born in Hampstead, England, to American parents.
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was born in London, Canada.
Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis was born in Chernivtsi Ukraine.
Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson was born in Ladysmith, Canada.
Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Eddie Van Halen
Rocker Eddie Van Halen was born in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Spain.
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron was born and raised in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa.