Donald Trump’s not going to “like” this.Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network on Friday to call out the president’s recent executive orders, focusing on Trump’s anti-immigration policies. In Trump’s first week in the White House, he’s signed executive orders to push forward his plans for a wall along the US border with Mexico, withhold federal funding from sanctuary cities and block refugees from nations like Iran, Iraq, Libya and Syria. Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, criticized Trump’s actions by saying the US is a “nation of immigrants.” He shared that his great-grandparents came to the US from Germany, Austria and Poland, while wife Priscilla Chan’s parents were refugees from China and Vietnam. “Like many of you, I’m concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by President Trump,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post on Friday. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat.” He urged Trump to keep the US’ doors open to refugees. “Had we turned away refugees a few decades ago, Priscilla’s family wouldn’t be here today.” Zuckerberg said he taught a class at… Read full this story
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