Zuckerberg: Immigration is one of the "Biggest Civil Rights Issues of Our Time"

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Mark Zuckerberg is a huge advocate for immigration reform, and during an interview with ABC's This Week, the Facebook founder criticized the United States' current immigration system.

“When you meet these children who are really talented, and they’ve grown up in America and they really don’t know any other country besides that, but they don’t have the opportunities that … we all enjoy, it’s really heartbreaking – right?" Zuckerberg told ABC News' David Wright.

"That seems like it’s one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time."

Last week, Zuckerberg held a hackathon where DREAMers were given the opportunity to meet with several CEO's, including himself.

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