Apple CEO Tim Cook has openly opposed the immigration policy of President Donald by filing a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.

According to Apple news, Cook filed the brief in a dual capacity as a management official of Apple and a private individual.

The matter related to the Trump administration’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that offered protection against deportation to thousands of immigrants who entered the United States as children along with their parents deemed illegal immigrants.

The DREAM Act standing for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors was introduced by President Barack Obama's regime in 2012.

The DACA protects 700,000 immigrants. The law provides the "dreamers' work permits although it is not a commitment to citizenship. The majority of the dreamers are Hispanic adult youth.

The Trump regime in 2017 sought to scrap the DACA program but was restrained by lower courts.

In the legal brief, Cook stated the biggest motivation to support the Dream law was the company’s interest in maintaining a diverse workforce.

 “Among those people are hundreds of DACA recipients who had no say in the decision to travel to this country and have known no other home,” it stated.

Apple also argued that it has 443 employees who had been beneficiaries of the program.

More than 100 companies have already backed “Dreamers” at an earlier stage of the litigation. They include Microsoft, Google, and IBM.

Cook, despite his proximity to President Trump, has been a critic of Trump’s hard-line immigration policies, including the plan to scrap Dream program.

Apple stock jumped 0.04 percent in the after-hours trading on Oct.2.

The Supreme Court will start hearing oral arguments on Nov. 12.  The apex court’s verdict on the issue is expected in 2020 and may coincide with the intense campaigning phase of the presidential polls.

Already many Democratic presidential aspirants including Joe Biden have backed the cause of Dreamers and promised citizenship as well.

Trump attacks Democrats over impeachment

Meanwhile, Trump news on impeachment probe said the president is tapping new diplomatic channels to stall the move of the U.S. House of Representatives over Trump's Ukraine phone call issue.

Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, already subpoenaed by three House committees for documents reacted that the subpoena involves legal issues including the attorney-client privilege. “It will be given appropriate consideration,” he added.

President Trump made a scathing attack on Democrats Wednesday.  US President Donald Trump denounces the congressional impeachment investigation against him in comments to reporters during an Oval Office meeting with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto (not shown) US President Donald Trump denounces the congressional impeachment investigation against him in comments to reporters during an Oval Office meeting with Finland's President Sauli Niinisto (not shown) Photo: AFP / Brendan Smialowski

Trump said only “legitimate” whistleblowers deserved protection from retaliation. Trump also targeted Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and said “he should resign from office in disgrace. And frankly, they should look at him for treason.”

The Democrats initiated an impeachment inquiry against Trump after a whistleblower expressed concerns over Trump’s phone call to Ukraine president in July. During the call, Trump reportedly sought investigation against former Vice President Joe Biden and son in return for the $400 million U.S. aid.

Trump’s reaction came soon after Schiff and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the White House against any interference in the impeachment probe including withholding of testimony and blocking witnesses.