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I Am an Immigrant

In the wake of President Donald J. Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven, predominantly Muslim countries, no fewer than 80 of fashion’s most recognizable faces, including Anja Rubik, Adriana Lima, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Maria Borges, come together to make a statement in solidarity with those affected by the refugee ban: I am an immigrant.

Released on 2/17/2017

Credits

Director: Kloss Films
Executive Producer: Kelly Bales

Transcript

00:00
My name is Waris Ahluwalia, and I am an immigrant.
00:03
I'm Adriana Lima--
00:04
And I am an immigrant.
00:06
I'm Jasmine Sanders--
00:08
And I am an immigrant.
00:10
My name is Jahara Ali--
00:11
And I'm an immigrant.
00:13
I'm an--
00:14
Immigrant.
00:15
(speaking in foreign language)
00:19
I'm Cuba Tornado Scott.
00:21
[Immigrants] And I am an immigrant.
00:22
Mi nombre es Carmen Carrera.
00:24
Soy un inmigrante.
00:25
(mumbling) David Yang.
00:26
[Immigrants] And I'm an immigrant.
00:28
I am an immigrant.
00:29
(speaking in foreign language)
00:31
Soy un inmigrante.
00:32
I am Winnie Harlow, and I am--
00:34
An immigrant.
00:35
[Immigrants] We are immigrant.
00:37
(speaking in foreign language) Anja Rubik.
00:38
[Immigrants] I am an immigrant.
00:40
I'm Natasha Poly--
00:41
[Immigrants] And I'm an immigrant.
00:42
I'm an immigrant.
00:43
My name is Jourdan Dunn--
00:44
And I'm an immigrant.
00:45
(speaking in foreign language)
00:47
[Immigrants] I am an immigrant.
00:48
I am an immigrant.
00:49
I'm Imaan Hammam--
00:50
And we are immigrants.
00:51
(speaking in foreign language)
00:53
(mumbling)
00:54
[Both] We are immigrants.
00:56
[Immigrants] I am an immigrant.
00:57
My name is Doutzen Kroes--
00:59
And I am an immigrant.
01:00
I am--
01:01
An immigrant.
01:02
I'm Riley Montana.
01:02
(speaking in foreign language)
01:04
[Immigrants] I am an immigrant.
01:05
(speaking in foreign language)
01:06
[Immigrants] I am an immigrant.
01:07
I'm an immigrant.
01:09
(speaking in foreign language)
01:11
I am Diane von Furstenberg, and I am an immigrant.
01:15
America was very good to me.