Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Order

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from President Trump’s business advisory council amid fierce blowback against the recent executive order on immigration, and in the wake of reports that several major Silicon Valley firms, including Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google, have been circulating a draft letter…
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App makers take stand against Trump’s immigration ban

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President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from some Islamic countries from entering the United States has been met with a flood of tech companies making record-breaking donations to the American Civil Liberties Union. Popular ride-sharing app Lyft revealed that it will donate $ 1 million to the ACLU in order to help “defend our constitution.” […]

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News: Cook opposes Trump’s immigration order as proposed visa change may pose problem for Apple’s hiring

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In a note to employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook voiced his opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven countries and said the company’s legal, human resources and security teams were in the process of supporting employees “directly affected” by the ban, The Verge reports. Cook said he made it clear to the White House that he opposes the ban, explaining “the negative effect on our… …
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