BUST’s current cover gal, Gina Rodriguez of Jane the Virgin, is continuing to speak out for immigrant rights — this time by producing a new TV series about undocumented immigrants. Titled Illegal, it’s an hourlong dramedy that will air on the CW. Illegal will tell the story of a teenager who was brought to the US as a child, and his family, writes Deadline. It’s based on the real-life series of Jane the Virgin writer Rafael Agustin, who was born in Ecuador, grew up in American, and didn’t learn he was undocumented until high school.
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Illegal is one of two projects Rodriguez sold as a producer with her I Can & I Wil Productions. The second is Have Mercy, a medical
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