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Just weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring refugees from coming into the United States, “Narcos” star Pedro Pascal is coming forward to tell his refugee story.

Pascal, 41, sat down with Fusion’s “America With Jorge Ramos” recently and opened up about why his family left Chile in the ‘70s.

“I am a refugee, my parents fled Chile under Pinochet in 1976 when I was 9 months old, and my parents were able to start from nothing and make lives for themselves in the United States,” Pascal said in the video interview. “I didn’t choose to come to the United States but being raised here has shaped exactly who I am today, and I can’t imagine that being taken away from me.”

Read more at HuffPost Latino Voices.