Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Slams Donald Trump Over Stringent Immigration Policy

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has bashed US President Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies and his plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

Trump in his first week at the White house signed executive orders for the border wall, withholding federal funding from sanctuary cities and blocking refugees from nations like Iran, Iraq, Libya and Syria.

"Like many of you, I'm concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by President Trump. We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat," Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post on Friday.

Zuckerberg, who recently cleared that he was not running for the top post, criticised Trump's actions by saying the US is a "nation of immigrants".



He said that his great-grandparents came to the US from Germany, Austria and Poland, while wife Priscilla Chan's parents were refugees from China and Vietnam.

He urged Trump to keep the US' doors open to refugees.

"Had we turned away refugees a f

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