Why Laurene Powell Jobs broke her silence to support immigration reform


Laurene Powell Jobs’ first interview after the death of her husband Steve Jobs was an interview on NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams, where she pledged her support for the DREAM act and immigration reform. Now, an in-depth profile in the Wall Street Journal explains why this particular issue caused Powell Jobs to break her silence and step out into the public eye. It seems that it all began in 1995, when she started tutoring low-income students, only to find that those who were in the US illegally were unable to secure financial aid to go to college. “Year after year we saw potential wasted,” she tells the WSJ. For the full story, be sure to check out the profile at the source link below.

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