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Jeff Bezos Just Threw His Hat Into The Immigration Debate In A Very Big Way

By Chet Dawson

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the history of the world and he apparently hasn't had much time for charitable giving.

Bezos has gotten a lot of flak for having all that money and not making a point of donating much of it, drumming up articles on the subject with terms like "famously un-philanthropic" and a lot of "save for later" references. But with the Trump administration on the offensive against our tired, our poor, our huddled masses yearning to break free, Bezos has decided to pick a side and throw down his biggest donation to date.

Amazon has confirmed his $33 million dollar donation to TheDream.us program, which helps the American-raised children of undocumented immigrants, who usually cannot receive federal financial aid, attend and graduate from college. 

The grant is the biggest in the organization's history and the grateful organization quickly made this public response: