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

By VINDU GOEL, 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

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