• In this Friday, March 18, 2016 photo,  Julian Sandoval, top, plays the part of Poncho in the play "Shelter" at CalArts Center for New Performance in Los Angeles. For Sandoval, the play "Shelter" is more than just a story of children flooding into the U.S. by the tens of thousands from Latin America in search of safe sanctuary. It's personal. The young actor's mother immigrated to the U.S. illegally years ago, fleeing the violence of her native El Salvador after seeing a cousin hacked to death by soldiers with machetes during the country's civil war. She would become a legal resident under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and eventually a U.S. citizen. (AP Photo/ Jenna Schoenefeld)

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