Randy Falco, president and chief executive of the Spanish-language broadcaster, released a statement that said, in part:
“I am disappointed, to say the least, in today’s announcement by the administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.
“The U.S. government is revoking the ability of roughly 800,000 Dreamers to continue to work and contribute in countless ways to the United States — the only home they have ever known. This is a failure to live up to a commitment already made to Dreamers and is contrary to America’s values and traditions.”
Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, wrote on Twitter:
Brad Smith, the company’s president and chief legal officer, released a statement on its blog, which said, in part:
“We are deeply disappointed by the administration’s decision today to rescind protection under the program for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As we said last week, we believe this is a big step back for our entire country.”
Lloyd Blankfein, the bank’s chief executive, urged Congress to restore DACA’s protections.
Devin Wenig, eBay’s chief executive, urged members of Congress on Twitter to restore DACA’s protections.
The Roundtable’s chairman, Jamie Dimon, who is also the chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, released a statement through the industry organization, saying, “America is and always has been a country of immigrants. We should do everything in our power to continue to attract the best and brightest because they make us stronger as a people and as an economy. And, when people come here to learn, work hard and give back to their communities, we should allow them to stay in the United States.”
Chuck Robbins, the company’s chief executive, said on Twitter that he backed the Dreamers.
The company’s chief executive, Aaron Levie, also posted on Twitter in support of the deferred action program.
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