Young Immigrants Write Software to Highlight Lack of Legal Status by VINDU GOEL


By VINDU GOEL

Fwd.us, an advocacy group, is holding a Silicon Valley hackathon in which 20 young people who entered the country illegally as children are spending a day writing software that promotes the cause of overhauling the immigration system. The so-called dreamers are being advised by big-name backers of immigration legislation, including Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn.

Published: November 21, 2013 at 12:00AM

from NYT Technology http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/21/young-immigrants-write-software-to-highlight-lack-of-legal-status/
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