U.S. technology companies are outraged by the DACA decision and have urged Congress to take action

The trial is set to begin in Washington, DC. On June 15, 2020, in Washington, DC, the Trump administration’s refusal to listen to the DACA Dreamers support is on the US Supreme Court. REUTERS / Tom Brenner / File Photo

July 17 (Reuters) – Some US technology companies have expressed frustration with a federal judge’s decision to block new applications for the protection of children brought to the United States.

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hannon on Friday filed a motion to suspend the DACA program. It was created illegally in 2012 by former President Barack Obama.

“We have been arguing for a long time to support this program by giving a brief statement on this issue and we are deeply saddened by the decision,” said Jose Casteneda, a spokesman for GOOGL.O.

“Dreamers and immigrants will make America – and Twitter better,” a spokesman for the social media platform Twitter (TWTR.N) said in an email.

Twitter, Google, Microsoft (MSFO) and Photoshop maker Adobe (ADBE.O) have urged the US Congress to come together to protect Dreamers, and Google DACA has said it wants the law to be “cemented.”

According to Microsoft President Brad Smith, “disappointing” decisions still create uncertainty for dreamers.

The judge ruled on Friday that the program violated the Code of Administrative Procedures (APA), but that there were currently more people enrolled in the program – about 650,000 – and that their sentences would be pending. Applications.

When Obama launched the program, former Vice President Biden said he wanted to create a permanent way of citizenship for Dhaka recipients, known as Dreamers.

On Saturday, Bidin promised to overturn the judge’s ruling, promising to overturn a plan to deport hundreds of thousands of refugees who had been brought to the United States as children. Read more

Reported by Nick Ziminsky in Bengalru by Kanishka Singh

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