ATLANTA, GA – JUNE 17: Rapper Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Sizzling 107.9 Birthday Bash ATL: Pop Up Version at Philips Area on June 17, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Picture by Paras Griffin/WireImage)
Earlier than President Donald Trump signed an government order to cease the separation of households on the U.S. and Mexican border, Nicki Minaj shared an emotional message Wednesday about coming to the States as an undocumented immigrant on the age of 5.
“I got here to this nation as an unlawful immigrant,” the rapper wrote on Instagram, underneath a photograph an alleged tender age shelter, the place younger youngsters separated from their households on the border had been reportedly being detained in cages.
“I can’t think about the horror of being in an odd place & having my mother and father stripped away from me on the age of 5,” she continued. “That is so scary to me. Please cease this. Are you able to attempt to think about the fear & panic these children really feel proper now? Not figuring out if their mother and father are lifeless or alive, in the event that they’ll ever see them once more.”
Minaj, 35, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Within the late ’80s, she moved to Queens, New York along with her household, the place she was raised and attended LaGuardia Excessive Faculty.
There have been experiences of infants being taken away from there mother and father. Up till the signing of the chief order the Trump administration had a zero-tolerance coverage and stated they’d no alternative however to separate the households because of the legislation.