President Trump is widely rumored to be announcing an end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program Friday. On Thursday night, a group of some 300 corporate executives began a public push to save the program, which has granted temporary work and residency status to roughly 780,000 DREAMers, or undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before age 16. The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, GM, GE, Google, Microsoft, and other large companies flagged the economic benefits DREAMers provide for America and noted that they pay more than they take in federal tax revenue. House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (Utah), two top congressional Republicans, both signaled Friday that they would disagree with Trump's decision should he end the program.
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