Soon after Trump Government announced on Tuesday to end up Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many tech leaders including Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella, Mark Zuckerberg came forward to defense Dreamers.
DACA program is currently benefiting 800,000 immigrant children to carry their education and employment in the US. Deportation of Dreamers will affect them adversely, letting them back to their nation of origin out of which many have no acquaintance with.
Here is what many tech leaders put their notion on the decision of administration including the CEO of Apple, Uber, Facebook, and Google.
The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, shared a similar sentiment: “Dreamers are our neighbors, our friends, and our co-workers. This is their home. Congress needs to act now to #DefendDACA. #WithDreamers.”
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) September 5, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg, The founder of Facebook writes “This is a sad day for our country”
This is a sad day for our country. The decision to end DACA is not just wrong. It is particularly cruel to offer young…
Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, who previously wrote a letter on Aug. 31 about DACA, tweeted, “Dreamers make our country and communities stronger. We stand for diversity and economic opportunity for everyone.”
Dreamers make our country & communities stronger. We stand for diversity and economic opportunity for everyone. https://t.co/gRCr8VWwcN
— Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) September 5, 2017
The co-founder of Lyft, Logan Green, tweeted his defense of DACA and Dreamers as well. “We stand with Dreamers and support inclusivity for all. Ending DACA is wrong,” wrote Green. “Dreamers add to our communities and economy. Ending DACA is wrong — we now must work together to ask Congress to act,” Zimmer wrote.
We stand with Dreamers & support inclusivity for all. Ending DACA is wrong. https://t.co/pV6kFp1VVL
— logangreen (@logangreen) September 5, 2017
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square and Twitter, tweeted, “Completely unnecessary and cruel. Ending #DACA is a crushing blow to those who want to contribute to our future.”
— jack (@jack) September 5, 2017