In the first week of his administration, Donald Trump has come under fire after signing several executive orders. In response, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to speak out.

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During the year and a half that he was on the campaign trail, Donald Trump vowed to make drastic changes, and to get them done as soon as possible. After being in the White House for seven days, the billionaire real estate mogul made big moves on issues related to immigration and refugees. Trump signed an order to start construction on the Mexican border wall, and also restricted refugees from entering the United States if they came from certain Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East.

As seen in a January 27 post on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is giving his thoughts.

Mark Zuckerberg started off his post by explaining that many in his own family immigrated to the United States, and that his wife's family were refuges from Vietnam and China. "Like many of you, I'm concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by President Trump," Zuckerberg wrote. "We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat," the Facebook CEO added. Zuckerberg provided alternative solution's to what Donald Trump has ordered, including, "Expanding the focus of law enforcement."

Going further, Mark Zuckerberg called for those refugees who need help, to be allowed into the United States, noting, "Had we turned away refugees a few decades ago, Priscilla's family wouldn't be here today." Zuckerberg did offer a glimmer of hope, saying that he was "glad to hear" that the former host of "The Apprentice" was going to "work something out" for the "Dreamers," who were brought to the United States at a young age, and through no fault of their own.

In conclusion, Zuckerberg noted, "I hope we find the courage and compassion to bring people together and make this world a better place for everyone."

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The reaction from Mark Zuckerberg is in line with what many around the country have expressed over the last week.

Multiple protests have taken place, including the historic Women's March, with over two million taking to the streets last Saturday to voice their opposition to Donald Trump.

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