The largest U.S. technology companies, including Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Twitter sent a conclusion regarding the adverse impact of the immigration decree of the President of the United States Donald trump on their activities. The appeal is directed to the court of appeals for the ninth circuit of the United States in San Francisco.
As reported TASS, in total the document was signed by 97 companies acting as amici curiae (Latin: “friends of the court”) is independent of the parties that may experience the consequences of judicial decisions, not being participants in the process. Among the signatories of the document of companies also includes Ebay, Intel, Netflix, Twitter, Levi Strauss, Uber and Lyft.
“The decree represents a significant departure from the principles of fairness and predictability that defined the immigration system of the United States for more than 50 years, the document says. — Decree of the President deviated from those principles and causes substantial harm to American business, innovation, and growth”.
The appeal notes that the new immigration rules hamper recruitment and retention of employees of American companies and undermine their economic activity. Therefore, the policy of the White house fraught with the transfer of business processes outside of the United States, they add.
It is noteworthy that this statement signatures of IBM and Tesla – CEO of these companies sit on the Advisory Council at the trump.
As reported, the President of the United States on January 27 signed a decree “On the protection of the nation from the entry of foreign terrorists in the United States,” prohibiting entry into the United States to citizens of the seven predominantly Muslim countries (Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan) for 90 days. The decree also provides for the suspension of the programme of reception for 120 days, Syria — for an indefinite period.
On 3 February the judge of the US Federal court in Seattle James Robart at the suit of the States of Washington and Minnesota have suspended this decree, imposing a temporary ban on enforcement in the entire country. The Ministry of justice has tried urgently to challenge the decision of Robart. However, the court of appeal in San Francisco rejected the request of the Ministry of justice for the immediate lifting of the temporary ban on the execution of the decree.
As expected, on Monday a panel of the court of appeals for the ninth circuit United States, consisting of three judges on Monday night will make the final decision at the request of the Ministry of justice. After this trial, most likely, will move to the Supreme court of the United States.