The Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed the development of advocacy group named as Fwd.us to foyer for the changes in immigration, high academic standards and investment in scientific research.
As per the Fwd.us website the group is protected by technology investors and entrepreneurs, together withJohn Doerrat the venture firm Byers and LinkedIn Corp&Kleiner Perkins Caufield. The company has offices located in Washington and Silicon Valley.
The change injects Zuckerberg into a argumentative debate over the policy of immigration. Congress is debating whether to start a trail to citizenship for 11 million immigrants who are already in the nation, even as certain lawmakers contact for stricter wider control. The website supports assisting undocumented laborsbecome citizens and demands an increase in the H-1B visas. It is a program that the technology industry favors the most.
Zuckerberg said that his great grandparents belongedto Ellis Island. His grandfathers were mailman and police officer. His parents are doctor, he started a company. All these were impossiblewithout an immigration policy, a perfect education and the most popular scientific community of the world that discovered the Internet.
The founder of the biggest social networking site of the world, Zuckerberg, has extended his role in the world of politics over the earlier two years. In the month of February, billionaire welcomed the Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie to home in California for the first political fundraiser of Zuckerberg. He also hosted the President at a meeting held at the headquarters of Facebook in the year 2011, seeming with the President, Barack Obama on the stage as he retrieved queries.
Joe Green is the president of the new group, who was responsible for finding Causes, fundraising service and also establishedthe Nation Builder, which assists the politicians and groups set up the online support. Main contributors to the website Fwd.us ate Yahoo!.The CEO of Google Inc, Marissa Mayer, chairman of Netflix Inc, Eric Schmidt, the co-founder of GroupOn and Andrew Mason are other major contributors of this site.
Acoording to the statement from the company, the last executive director of National Republican Senatorial Committee, Rob Jesmeris the campaign manager of Fwd.us.
As an important part of its stage, the group demands for offering law enforcement with various tools making border of United States safe along with a simple and effective employment certification system. This group supports alterations to immigration system to strengthen the economy of America and the families residing in America.