Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a strong supporter of Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). He has founded a group, “Fwd.us” which was set up to lobby for passage of CIR. Zuckerberg said CIR is vital to the US Economy. The US needs skilled workers to work IN the U.S.
“Eleven million people are being treated unfairly right now,”
Zuckerberg said in reference to the 11M currently in the U.S.
Zuckerberg is also establishing another group, “Internet.org” which is based on the promise to “Connect the next 5 billion
Zuckerberg is meeting with members of the Gang of 8 and
other Democrats and Republicans this week to “listen, learn and share his
perspective on the knowledge economy and the passage of Immigration Reform.”