Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and others slam Trump’s ban on Dreamers
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 Leading tech executives from Silicon Valley have come out against US President Donald Trump‘s recent move on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) — a program of the US government that in 2012 granted work permits to 8 lakh immigrant children / young adults known as Dreamers. The Trump administration plans to revoke DACA, and wants to ensure that their work permits are not renewed. However, chiefs of Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Netflix, Lyft, YouTube, among hundred others from the Valley have strongly opposed this protectionist policy. FWD.us, the immigration reform group backed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, wrote a letter to Trump stating: “Dreamers are vital to the future of our companies and our economy. With them,
President Donald Trump is expected to pull the plug on the Obama administration's Dreamer policy, which protects nearly 800,000 immigrants from deportation who entered the country illegally as children. An administration official told Reuters that the plan could go through as early as Friday with...
Princeton University and Microsoft teamed up to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals... bizjournals - BusinessAlso reported by •Softpedia