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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., Amazon.com 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.