Apple CEO Tim Cook Voices Support for Company’s 400 DACA Employees

Nicole Rojas
Nicole Rojas
Oct 5, 2019 - 9:00
Apple CEO Tim Cook Voices Support for Company's 400 DACA Employees

Apple is for Dreamers. The tech giant took a stand against the Trump administration and in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, commonly known as Dreamers, by issuing a “friend-of-the-court” filing in cases pending at the US Supreme Court. In its unprecedented statement, Apple and CEO Tim Cook acknowledged that undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children have made a significant contribution to the company. Apple employs 443 Dreamers from 25 countries across 36 states. DACA recipients at Apple work in a variety of roles, including hardware development, software engineers, support and operations specialists, technicians, and retail store geniuses. “We did not...

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