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Cook, Pichai Join CEOs Urging Congress Pass Path to Citizenship

  • More than 90 executives seek legal status for Dreamers
  • They say allowing citizenship would give U.S. economic boost

More than 90 chief executive officers, including those at Apple Inc., Inc. and Facebook Inc., on Thursday urged Congress to pass a law offering a citizenship path to young immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children.

In a letter to President Joe Biden and congressional leaders, the executives said thousands of the immigrants -- known as Dreamers -- are “valued employees at our companies,” but a federal judge’s recent ruling against a program protecting them “throws into chaos” their ability to live and work legally in the U.S.