Benny Blanco & Miguel&#zero39;s Powerful &#zero39;I Found You&#zero39; Video Gives Refugee Fight a Face: Watch

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Right now, greater than 1 million immigrants search authorized citizenship within the United States, about 300,000 of whom search asylum. There is far discuss immigration coverage and border management. At press time, the federal government sits in limbo, partly shut down because the president and Congress battle over funding for a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. It's simple to have an opinion about politics, but it surely's not all the time simple to know what searching for asylum appears like. That's why Benny Blanco and Miguel teamed with While They Wait on a brand new video that makes one girl's highly effective story inescapable.

In its authentic kind, Blanco's "I Found You" is an uplifting tune of hope and surprise with vocals from his shut pal Calvin Harris. The authentic music video options Blanco dancing along with his pals and his beloved mom, however issues don't look so cute on this new model. Miguel takes the mic and twists the phrases to mirror uncertainty.

We meet a Honduran girl named Nilda. We get to know her household. We see her impoverished neighborhood. We hear in regards to the hardship she confronted at each flip of life, and we hear how she and her baby had been pressured to go away house within the evening underneath menace of gang violence. Directed by Jake Schreier, the story is instructed in the identical model as his work with Cashmere Cat and MØ on "9 (After Coachella)," whereby Blanco additionally makes a cameo.

While They Wait is a brand new initiative that goals to boost consciousness and funds for refugees like Nilda as they navigate the difficult strategy of authorized immigration. Nilda and others are unable to work, are sometimes not assured a lawyer and are left on the lookout for housing and different requirements. Visit While They Wait to study how one can make a distinction, and listen to Nilda's story within the video beneath.