From CEOs to bishops, support grows for immigrant program
September 1, 2017
PHOENIX (AP) — Corporate executives, Roman Catholic bishops, celebrities, and immigrants have become unlikely companions in an effort to pressure national leaders to save an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.
Immigrant groups have been staging daily protests in the scorching Phoenix heat, mobilizing people with phone banks in California, and demonstrating outside House Speaker Paul Ryan's church and office.
Roman Catholic archbishops around the country have been sending letters urging the president to maintain the program. The CEOs of Microsoft, Apple, Googl...