Tech CEOs across Silicon Valley expressed their anger and outrage at the decision by President Trump to end DACA today.
CEO’s across Silicon Valley took to Twitter and Facebook to express their anger and outrage over President Trump’s decision to end DACA. Apple CEO Tim Cook used Twitter to express his disapproval tweeting, “250 of my Apple coworkers are
#Dreamers. I stand with them. They deserve our respect as equals and a solution rooted in American values.”
250 of my Apple coworkers are #Dreamers. I stand with them. They deserve our respect as equals and a solution rooted in American values.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 3, 2017
He also vowed that Apple would do their best to fight for their DACA workers.
#Dreamers contribute to our companies and our communities just as much as you and I. Apple will fight for them to be treated as equals.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 5, 2017
Google’s Sundar Pichai called for Congress to step in saying, “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
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wrote a tweet calling the ending of DACA “completely unnecessary and cruel,” and a “crushing blow to those who want to contribute to our future.”
— jack (@jack) September 5, 2017
And Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg posted a longer response on his Facebook page stating, “This is a sad day for our country. The decision to end DACA is not just wrong. It is particularly cruel to offer young people the American Dream, encourage them to come out of the shadows and trust our government, and then punish them for it.”