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Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US

A signup form for the group said 72% of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies employ DACA recipients

Reuters  |  San Francisco 

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters. The Coalition for the American Dream intends to ask Congress to pass bipartisan legislation this year that would allow these immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers," to continue working in the United States, the documents said. Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp, Inc, Facebook Inc, Intel Corp, Uber Technologies ...

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First Published: Sat, October 21 2017. 02:07 IST