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Wilmer Valderrama encourages undocumented immigrants to stay hopeful

Actor Wilmer Valderrama attends the 2014 NCLR ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on October 10, 2014 in Pasadena, California.

Actor Wilmer Valderrama attends the 2014 NCLR ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on October 10, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (2014 Getty Images)

News that a federal judge temporarily blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration has some feeling legally frazzled. However, Wilmer Valderrama, an outspoken advocate for immigration reform, believes the injunction to be a minor setback. He encourages immigrants to stay hopeful and proactive.

“This was done for us, and we don’t want it to go away,” Valderrama, 35, said during a Google Hangout hosted by Voto Latino, Mi Familia Vota and iAmerica on Feb. 18.

“The more [people] that we can sign up from the moment it’s available, the harder it is going to be for anyone to reverse it,” he said.

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