Washington, D.C. — TechNet President and CEO Linda Moore issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in the recent case regarding the ability of the administration to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program.
“TechNet applauds the Supreme Court’s decision today, which will allow the 650,000 DACA recipients to remain in the United States and continue contributing to our country’s future. Our nation depends on talented professionals like DACA recipients who bring needed skills, innovation, and creative energy to a variety of endeavors. The facts regarding Dreamers are undeniable: more than 70 percent are pursuing or have pursued a bachelors’ degree; more than 90 percent of DACA recipients are currently working, with more than 70 percent of those individuals on the payrolls of Fortune 500 companies; and more than 900 Dreamers serve our nation in the military. TechNet is pleased that DACA recipients are able to breathe a little easier today and can confidently get back to work tomorrow helping create the solutions that will help our country move forward.”