Zuckerberg heads into politics
- Published: 11 Apr 2013 at 23.08
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new political action group he is spearheading Thursday to press for reforms in areas including immigration and education.
"To lead the world in this new economy, we need the most talented and hardest-working people. We need to train and attract the best. We need those middle-school students to be tomorrow's leaders," Zuckerberg said in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post.
The group called FWD.us was created amid an intense debate on Congress on immigration, with lawmakers considering a "path to citizenship" for some 11 million undocumented immigrants, as well as measures to boost the number of immigrants with high-tech skills.
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