CUPERTINO (CBS SF) – Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on the senate to pass immigration reform legislation after a bill recently passed the House of Representatives.

“Immigrants make this country stronger and our economy more dynamic,” Cook said in a tweet posted Thursday. “As a first step toward needed comprehensive reform, I urge the Senate to move quickly to pass the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.”

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The legislation would phase out the per-country limits on green cards, instead replacing it with a first-come, first served system. After passing the House last month, the Senate has not scheduled a vote on the measure.

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Cook’s support for the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act is the Cupertino-based company’s latest public stand on immigration issues. Earlier this month, Apple filed a “friend of the court” filing with the United States Supreme Court in support of Dreamers challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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“We did not hire them out of kindness or charity,” Apple said in its filing, noting the company employs 443 Dreamers in 36 states, coming from 25 countries.