26 Nov '13, 9pm

DREAMer Hackathon for Immigration Reform @FWD_us via @ninamehta - Insights & Review

DREAMer Hackathon for Immigration Reform @FWD_us via @ninamehta - Insights & Review

Thirty-something years ago, my father moved to the United States to be the first in his family to earn a graduate degree. Soon after, he married my mother in India and together they built a family outside Chicago. They did all this so my brother and I could have more and better choices. That’s why I care about immigration reform. Earlier this week, I hacked at the Fwd.us hackathon to get our policy changed. Fwd brought DREAMers (undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children) and designers and developers from Silicon Valley together to build tools that can motivate change. FWD, founded by CEOs of Facebook, Dropbox, and LinkedIn, hosted the two day hackathon with rounds of one-on-one product critiques from Drew Houstin (above), Mark Zuckerburg, Reid Hoffman, Jose Antonio Vargas, Andrew Mason and the mentors who hacked alongside the teams. (0:55) Sittin...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/hacking-for-immigration-policy/

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