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31: What’s a CEO’s statement worth to this White House?
Sep 5, 2017

31: What’s a CEO’s statement worth to this White House?

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A lot of business leaders are speaking out against Trump's decision to end DACA, but what do PR and donations actually do? Let's follow the money.

The Trump administration announced it’s ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Obama-era rule protecting undocumented immigrants from deportation if they arrived as children. Now Congress has to decide whether to pass legislation to maintain the program. Businesses have lined up in favor of DACA, but the question is: What can companies do besides public statements and letters? We follow the corporate money. 

And Tim Leong tells us what it was like to create the infographics for his book “Star Wars Super Graphic.” If you want to know which character talks about the Force the most, he’s your guy. Check out a few of his graphics here.  

 

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