Dreamers

IBM Statement on US Immigration Policy

IBM today called for legislative action on immigration and an immediate end to the inhumane policy of separating children from their families.

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IBM Dreamers Share Their Stories

There are approximately 30 IBMers who are recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. These Dreamers support a variety of business units at IBM in innovative areas like software engineering, analytics, sales, quality assurance, and customer support from coast to coast. One of them recently provided critical remote technical support to ensure […]

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The Only Life I’ve Ever Known

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement: As it takes up immigration legislation this week, Congress has an opportunity to ensure that Dreamers can continue living and working legally in the United States. IBM has long been a leader in calling for legislative action on behalf of these young men and women who […]

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I’m an IBMer…and a Dreamer

The following post is part of a THINKPolicy series profiling IBM Dreamers and their personal stories. Their identities have been protected for confidentiality. It took me five and a half years to get my engineering degree, but I never gave up. I first came to the United States when I was 11. My parents brought […]

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How DACA Enabled Me to Become an IBMer

The following post is part of a THINKPolicy series profiling IBM Dreamers and their personal stories. Their identities have been protected for confidentiality. For as long as I can remember, I’ve felt American. I have lived in America since I was 12. I went to grade school and high school here, made friends here, and […]

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I Felt Like a Normal American Kid…Then Everything Changed

The following post is part of a THINKPolicy series profiling IBM Dreamers and their personal stories. Their identities have been protected for confidentiality. When I was growing up, my parents always pushed me to do well in school, to get involved and to give back to our community. I studied; I volunteered; I was in […]

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My American Dream, Minus the Paperwork

The following post is the first in a THINKPolicy series profiling IBM Dreamers and their personal stories. Their identities have been protected for confidentiality.  My story is the American Dream—work hard, make something of yourself, go to college, build a life here. It’s the American Dream in all but one way—paperwork. I was born in […]

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