Zuckerberg, Undocumented Immigrants ‘Hack’ for Immigration Reform

Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times, November 20, 2013

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg brought undocumented immigrants to Silicon Valley to “hack” for immigration reform.

Twenty immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children began taking part in a 25-hour “hackathon” Wednesday at LinkedIn’s Mountain View, Calif., headquarters.

The young software programmers broke into small groups to spend all night coming up with new applications as part of an effort to put the spotlight back on what they say is an urgent need for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

Silicon Valley tech companies are pushing for legislation that would overhaul the nation’s immigration laws and loosen restrictions on visas for skilled workers such as engineers.

Zuckerberg called immigration “one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time.”

“We are at a critical moment in the movement,” he said. “It is really important to keep pushing ahead.”

Despite the technology industry’s efforts to put pressure on the Republican-led House to vote on immigration reform before the end of the year, observers say it’s likely that the issue will spill over into 2014 and possibly 2015.


Among the apps the “dreamers” are building include one that will help high-profile people share their support for immigration reform with their fans and followers on social media and another that would educate undocumented immigrants on their rights using virtual game play.


Technology veterans including Zuckerberg, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston were on hand to advise the young coders Wednesday.

Zuckerberg organized his first hackathon in his Harvard dorm room, and Facebook employees routinely pull all-nighters to build new products and features. Fwd.us borrowed the concept from Silicon Valley as a way to draw attention to young undocumented immigrants who call themselves Dreamers.

Justino Mora, a 24-year-old UCLA student, said his group would focus on building a mobile app to tell people who their representatives are in Washington, where those representatives stand on immigration reform and ways in which people can take action, either by signing a petition or sending a message to their representatives.


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  • Manaphy

    Mark (F)uckerberg has really become a more insane than usual non-eskimo these past few months. He is the reason why whites shouldn’t use Facebook. It is just another tool for the you-know-who’s to profit unintelligent and unsuspecting whites, which allows for our genocide.

  • This is why I’m glad the world has people like me, people that pay attention and notice things, people that read between lines and follow bouncing balls.

    Mark Zuckerbutt is being a smart aleck here, trying on the sly to make a point that we need to swing the borders wide open, because the young adults among the hoards that will flood in are all geniuses.

    All he found was twenty. A big 20.

    And what are they going to do?

    Write a sail foam app to help people find their members of Congress, presumably so they can agitate for amnesty and open borders.

    I’m sure there are probably hundreds of regular websites that can do that already, help you find your Congress/wo/men, and also probably any number of sail foam apps. My cursory search on the Android Market yields two of them right away, and probably more if I dig down into the search results.

    Now that’s how we’re going to win the future — Let everyone in the world come here (except for white people) so that 0.000001% of their young men might have the ability to write code for apps that already exist.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Strangely, Markie Z hasn’t been lobbying the Knesset to open Israel’s borders.

      Just an oversight. I’m sure he’ll be working on that any minute now.

      • Critic_of_Leviathan

        Shh. You’re not allowed to talk about anti-gentile duplicity on here.

      • Critic_of_Leviathan

        Careful, apparently they have Elie Wiesel as a special guest moderator.

      • blight14

        But of course……..hmmmm, that pesky ‘Never Again’ seems to be rearing its ugly head yet again………..why in the world would ‘someone’ want to flood western nations with hoards of 3rd world ‘immigrants’??????? Perhaps there’s more than meets the eye beyond ‘cheap labor’?

      • The Captain

        Why would he? Last time I checked Facebook wasn’t based in Israel and he wouldn’t be able to hoard more sheckels by flooding the Tel Aviv white collar market with scab labor.

    • Boris McGuffin

      That’s racist!

      All of the greatest computer minds in history were from south of the Rio Grande.

      • So CAL Snowman

        I heard that Cesar Chavez actually invented the computer but IBM stole it from him.

  • Marc Zuckurburg

    We need comprehensive immigration reform.

    Comprehensive immigration reform will raise wages and salaries, strengthen national security, prevent terrorism, enhance our domestic crime-fighting ability, ensure that we continue to encourage the best and brightest to partake of the American dream, enhance our competitiveness and our ability to innovate, and make America more prosperous.

    Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!

    • Puggg

      We need to clean this website of trolls.

      Go away, please!

  • Truthseeker

    You know, he might be onto something here. Why doesn’t someone design an app that allows people to express their opposition to white displacement?

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      Somebody DID create a game that involved rounding up illegals, and of course the leftists made such a big stink over it that it was removed.

  • Spartacus

    You know, when I express my… let’s call it dislike, for a certain group of people, and others ask me why I dislike them…

  • nexus

    I have NEVER been prouder of the fact that I killed my FB page over 4 years ago.. SCREW this hump!!!

    • gemjunior

      Me too!!!! Not four years ago, only two – I didn’t know enough then.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Zuckerberg called immigration “one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time.”

    If this is true then why isn’t he calling for the dissolving of ALL national borders?

    Never mind; I know the answer.

    • Xerxes22

      Well, there is a certain similarity between the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and the anmesty-open border movement of today. Both movements were engineered by the the same people with the same agenda, the destruction of our country and the White race.

      • blight14

        The ‘Finns’…………per RamZPaul………..

    • Yes, the clue is in the last name.

    • me

      The fact that Zuckerpig is a non-goy supremacist, or the fact that he’s a lying, thieving, stab-my-friends-in-the-back opportunist? Or that he’s a globalist/communist/elitist, with an absolute HATRED for Whites–stemming from his college days of not being welcome in WASP society, or being able to shag a WASP blondie? Or the fact that he’s functionally retarded, both socially and emotionally? Or that he’s just plain uuuuugly?

  • Boris McGuffin

    Some of us think that the greatest civil rights issue of our time is in the founding stock of white countries finally getting fed up enough to unapologetically deport every single Zionist and 3rd World cretin to anywhere on the globe NOT a white country.

    I guess other people can also make pronouncements about civil rights, too.

    And would someone please remind me, of all the soldiers during that brutal winter at Valley Forge — who had to eat their own shoe leather to ward off starvation — what percentage had names that ended in “berg” or “stein” or “Cohen”?

  • Spartacus

    I don’t use Facebook, never have, and never will.

    • mobilebay

      Me either, Spartacus. In the first place, email is the extent of my foray into technology. I don’t tweet, twitter, twitch or whatever the newest fad de jour is. Second place, at my age, I have nothing exciting that the world is waiting breathlessly to hear.

      • me

        Oh, I’m sure the N S A disagrees with you….

      • Brian

        I for one would welcome your input more than the ramblings of the Kardashians and such.

  • sbuffalonative

    How a man who created nothing more than an updated version of myspace and any other message board became an expert on undocumented immigrants is a mystery.

    Did he need illegal immigrants to start facebook?

    • His interest in Gang Bangers of Eight is that it vastly expands the yearly allotment of H-1B visas, so that Facebook can have a constant fresh new supply of young cheap labor code slave grunts every year.

      But when that movie The Social Network came out, exposing what a liar, fink and rat he is, that’s when he started in on full pandering mode. Giving $100 million to the Newark Prison School system, and now immigration.

  • Brian

    If there’s anything illegal mestizos are known for, it’s software engineering, right?

    • me

      Yes, along with protesting sandwiches, gang murders, dope peddling, underage rape, and other important contributions.

  • Massif1

    Zuckerberg is irrelevant and will never amount to anything. He created Facebook and makes money be sharing my information with NSA. The guy needs to buy one way ticket to China with his wife and leave the world alone. Silicon Valley needs more Indians on H-1B visas to do work for as little money as possible.

    • WR_the_realist

      I can only wish Zuckerberg was irrelevant. He is a billionaire, and as such, can buy more politicians than every Amrener combined.

  • Massif1

    Another point – Illegals signing petitions ? How about citizens on the United States of America sign a petition to send you back to where you came from.

  • WR_the_realist

    If this nation bothered to enforce its own laws Zuckerberg would be indicted immediately for hiring illegal immigrants. You’d never believe it from what you see, but hiring illegal aliens is actually illegal.

  • IstvanIN

    He stole FaceBook, so we know how honest and moral he is.

  • There’s nothing quite like a guy who has scored big showing some gratitude to his fellow countrymen for making him obscenely wealthy, is there? You know: the people who created the educational system that promoted his success and who later used his product, or the retail investors who lost some $650 million on the company IPO?

    • me

      Yeah, but as long as we have an infiltration of commie/liberals in Congress that bend the law to suit their globalist agendas…..

    • Paul

      They thieved the Idea from two whites anyway.

  • ViktorNN


    Enough said.

  • mobilebay

    Once upon a time, when this country had leaders who were patriots, they turned away invaders and lived up to their oaths to “protect and defend.” Now they welcome the enemy and aid and abet traitors like Zuckerberg and Gates.

  • KingKenton

    Dear Mr. Zuckerberg,

    Hope you choke on a ham sandwich.


    • Marc Zuckurburg

      We need comprehensive immigration reform.

      Comprehensive immigration reform will raise wages and salaries, strengthen national security, prevent terrorism, enhance our domestic crime-fighting ability, ensure that we continue to encourage the best and brightest to partake of the American dream, enhance our competitiveness and our ability to innovate, and make America more prosperous.

      Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!

    • I’m sorry the moderator deleted the post that followed yours. It was either brilliant sarcasm or it was the genuine dingbat himself. I was working up a hilarious response. If it helps any, he appears to think that “prospectus” is Latin for “bend over and grab your ankles”.

      • KingKenton

        I think the deleted comment was from our “semi-resident” ‘Marc Zuckurburg’ (note spelling). He usually makes a sarcastic post advocating for more immigration.

        • No matter what we do to shut the door on the troll, he just keeps coming back, and almost always with the same rehearsed post over and over again. It starts with “(We need/I advocate/it’s time for/etc) comprehensive immigration reform” and then goes on the spiel of its supposed benefits, then ends with “Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!,” as if this is Burger King and can opt to hold the onions and pickles.

          If it appears again, and based on past experience, it will, you can flag it, if we don’t delete it first.

          • “Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!” is really funny!

            “Super-size my zombie apocalypse, please!”

            “Metastasize my malignant brain tumor, please!”

            “Escalate my nuclear holocaust, please!”

  • Laika

    Until he switched sides.

    • Mordecai James-Bradford

      He was old and senile at that time. I doubt he would have done the same when he was coherent and younger.

  • KingKenton

    Thanks for posting this. I hadn’t seen this program. OTOH, I was fully aware of all this working in the IT / tech. industry myself. These stories all ring true.

    • HeSaid1

      Spread the word, blanket this video. People take the words of Obama, Gates, and Zuck for the truth. They and the high-placed “Evangelists”, Repub business leaders, etc are lying through their teeth.

  • People like Zuckerberg and his wife Priscila Chan are hypocrites. They support amnesty and open borders for America, yet they have nothing to say about China’s closed border policy. China is for the Chinese. America is for everyone.

    • They’re hypocrites in another respect: they’re rich enough to isolate themselves from the worst problems their criminal alien invader “friends” cause, because they can afford to live in a gated neighborhood with good full-time security instead of making do with an overworked city police department with snail-like response times, the way we do. They won’t hear gunfire at night. Any children they have will attend exclusive, private schools and won’t have to worry about teachers being raped and murdered, stabbings, gang-fights and lockdowns. Their son will not be gunned down over his shoes by blacks or their daughter gang-raped by indios from Guatemala on their way home after class.

      Those sorts of things, however are acceptable for the rest of us, so long as Zuckerman gets to play at being some super-moralistic hero.

    • ThomasER916

      You can’t talk about what’s really happening at Amren. You need to read articles from TheOccidentalObserver

      Kevin MacDonald Ph.D. gives the full details. While you’re at it, pick up a copy of Culture of Critique.

  • Because he’s a flaming hypocrite. Zuckerberg will also never visit Israel until he is too old for conscription into the IDF to put in his three years.

  • gemjunior

    No, someone will write it for them. They aren’t even capable of writing the alphabet let alone apps. I hope that if these misled blacks with boulder sized chips on their shoulders ever do take over the U.S., that people like Zuckerberg and others who made this happen will be killed in worse ways than innocent people.