7 celebrities who are refugees

Each day, nearly 34 MILLION people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution.

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order, which bans Syrian refugees from entering the US until further notice AND prohibits citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen entering the US for 90 days, there’s no better time to recognise the refugees who have fled persecution and settled in places like Australia, the US and the UK.

As Dr. Karl points out, “Refugees are not coming here because we have really good TV shows … They're coming here because people are shooting at them.”

According to the UNHCR, nearly 34 MILLION people a day are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution.

Here are seven famous faces who are also refugees: