VIDEO: Stars read letter written by immigrant mother separated from her child

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Dozens of celebrities including Ryan Reynolds, Chadwick Boseman, Amy Schumer, Kumail Nanjiani and Aubrey Plaza hope to raise awareness for immigrant families separated at the U.S. border with a touching video.

Celebrities including Ryan Reynolds, Chadwick Boseman, Amy Schumer, Kumail Nanjiani and Aubrey Plaza are helping to raise awareness of immigrant families separated upon entering the United States with a new video by the American Civil Liberties Union called "My Name is Mirian."

The letter is written by a woman named Mirian from Honduras who was separated from her 2-year-old son.

The Trump administration hit a court-ordered deadline Tuesday to return immigrant children under the age of 5 to their parents, forcing the government to roll back many of the family separations that resulted from its "zero-tolerance" border enforcement policy.

Watch the full video above.
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