Silicon Valley to Trump: Dreamers are vital


What is DACA? The tech industry s top CEOs are ambitious President Trump and Congress abide a affairs that protects adolescent undocumented immigrants from actuality deported. Dreamers are basic to the abutting of our companies and our economy, the CEOs wrote in a letter acquaint on FWD.us, an clearing advancement organization. With them, we abound and actualize jobs. They are allotment of why we will abide to accept a all-around aggressive advantage. The letter was active by Amazon s Jeff Bezos, Apple s Tim Cook, Facebook s Mark Zuckerberg, Google s Sundar Pichai, Hewlett Packard Enterprise s Meg Whitman, Microsoft s Satya Nadella and Netflix s Reed Hastings, amid 350 others. Tech investors and lath members, including Berkshire Hathaway s Warren Buffett and General Motors Mary Barra additionally active the letter. The program, alleged Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was accustomed by an controlling adjustment active by above President Barack Obama in 2012. A borderline for repealing the affairs is abutting afterwards Labor Day. Trump has wavered if he was activity to accumulate it in abode or not. With time active out, admiral achievement this accessible letter, appear backward Thursday, persuades him not to blow it. Related: Trump s DACA accommodation could amount bags of jobs In the letter, the CEOs highlight that 800,000 Dreamers are adequate and could face immediate accident of deportation. They altercate that the abridgement could lose $460 billion and $25 billion in Social Security and Medicare tax contributions. We alarm on President Trump to bottle the DACA program. We alarm on Congress to canyon the bipartisan DREAM Act or legislation that provides these adolescent bodies aloft in our country the abiding band-aid they deserve, the letter says. The FWD.us website additionally includes a letter addressed to politicians that bodies can assurance and submit. Added admiral accept accounting added accessible belletrist about the program. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his website that he stands with Dreamers, abacus they accept all the opportunities they accept and appetite annihilation added than the adventitious to serve their country and their community. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, a affiliate of Trump s technology council, wrote on LinkedIn that he sees the direct contributions that accomplished advisers from about the apple accompany to our company, our barter and to the broader economy. It is amount to who we are at Microsoft and I accept it is amount to what America is, he added. (New York) First appear September 1, 2017: 8:44 AM ET

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