Statement from Microsoft President Brad Smith on Supreme Court decision to hear DACA cases

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in three consolidated cases concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. One of those cases is a suit brought by Princeton University, one of its undergraduate students and Microsoft which challenges the federal government’s termination of the DACA program. Microsoft joined the lawsuit based on concern about the decision’s business and humanitarian impacts, including on its employees who are DACA registrants.

“Dreamers make our country, community and company stronger, and their protection is both a humanitarian obligation and an economic imperative. Today’s decision means the clock is now running, with even more reason for Congress to act,” said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft.

Read more via the Princeton website.

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