Chief Executives See a ‘Sad Day’ After Trump’s DACA Decision

Univision Communications


Randy Falco, the chief executive of Univision.

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Randy Falco, president and chief executive of the Spanish-language broadcaster, released a statement that said, in part:

“I am disappointed, to say the least, in today’s announcement by the administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.

“The U.S. government is revoking the ability of roughly 800,000 Dreamers to continue to work and contribute in countless ways to the United States — the only home they have ever known. This is a failure to live up to a commitment already made to Dreamers and is contrary to America’s values and traditions.”


Sundar Pichai, the company’s chief executive, wrote on Twitter:



Brad Smith, the president and chief legal officer for Microsoft.

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Brad Smith, the company’s president and chief legal officer, released a statement on its blog, which said, in part:

“We are deeply disappointed by the administration’s decision today to rescind protection under the program for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As we said last week, we believe this is a big step back for our entire country.”

Goldman Sachs

Lloyd Blankfein, the bank’s chief executive, urged Congress to restore DACA’s protections.


Devin Wenig, eBay’s chief executive, urged members of Congress on Twitter to restore DACA’s protections.

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