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Celebrities speak out about border policy

Singer Willie Nelson extends offer
Posted: 1:16 PM, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-19 17:16:50-04

By MARK KENNEDY
AP Entertainment Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening there.

It's the latest attempt by a celebrity hoping to end the administration's policy of separating families at border crossings.

John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, have donated and raised $1 million to the American Civil Liberties Union. Ellen DeGeneres tweeted a link to groups fighting the policy. And Kate Walsh has pleaded with critics to call their senators and demand a change.