Last updated on: 3/14/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

FWD.us Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

“Our goals for reform… Provide a Pathway

Create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States who do not have legal status.”

“About Our Cause: Uniting behind Immigration Reform,” fwd.us (accessed Mar. 14, 2018)

Description:

“FWD.us was founded by leaders in the technology community to give our values a voice in American politics. Tech is a community of dreamers and doers, entrepreneurs and engineers. We imagine new possibilities, and then make them real. At our best, we aspire to make the world a better place for millions of people.”

“Our Story,” fwd.us (accessed Mar. 14, 2018)

Mission:

“FWD.us’ mission is to mobilize the tech community to support policies that keep the American Dream achievable in the 21st century.

We support comprehensive immigration reform as well as efforts to reform our criminal justice system at the local, state and national levels.

To do so, we bring together a diverse group of organizers, entrepreneurs, and innovators. By mobilizing supporters through local chapters and online advocacy, we enable them to engage their elected leaders and win transformational policy changes.”

“Our Story,” fwd.us (accessed Mar. 14, 2018)

Other:
501(c)(4) lobbying group
Quoted in:
  1. Are DACA and the DREAM Act Good for America?