The largest application developers join the fight against the immigration ban trump
31.01.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
Airbnb, Netflix, GitHub, Google and other big companies have opposed the migration of the decrees of Donald trump. American Union civil liberties in one weekend received six times more donations than a year.
The heads of major American corporations in the field of high technologies will hold a meeting, which will discuss measures to counteract new immigration decrees of the President of the United States. The organizer of the meeting is the service of software developers on GitHub.
The meeting will be attended by the representatives of Google, Airbnb and Netflix. In particular, it is planned to prepare an expert opinion in support of the lawsuit against the immigration Executive orders trump. In this case the Corporation can act as so-called amicus curiae. The term Roman law denotes the person providing the court with additional information relevant to the case.
Its support of a lawsuit filed by the attorney General of the state of Washington against the immigration orders, has already said Amazon. Their concerns trump politics was expressed by the leaders of numerous companies such as Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Coca-Cola, Twitter, Nike, Microsoft.
Apple CEO Tim cook said to its employees about the migration of the decrees of the President of the United States: “This is not the policy that we support.” Tony Fadell, who is known as the “father of the iPod”, in his Twitter has promised to triple the donation amount in favor of the American Union of civil liberties, which holds shares against the policy of trump. Initially, he planned to donate $25 000, then the amount has increased to $100,000.
The “honeymoon” between the President and big business behind, concludes Fortune.
To fight the decrees trump the American Union of civil liberties (ACLU) just last weekend received about $24 million endowment, which is approximately 6 times more than the defenders get in a typical year.
Google announced the creation of a special Fund, whose funds will be directed to the four human rights organizations. It is the ACLU, the Center for legal assistance to migrants (ILRC), the international rescue Committee and the Office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights.
The Corporation reported that will transfer to the Fund of $2 million, it is Expected that the same amount will come from Google employees. In the management of the Corporation announced that concerned about what impact immigration decrees Donald trump on Google employees and members of their families.
Google co-founder supported the protest against the detention of the decree of Donald trump
27 Jan Donald trump, following his promise to protect the country from “foreign terrorists”, signed a decree for 90 days, suspending the immigration to the United States for citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. It is expected that after this period there will be developed new, more strict immigration rules.
The entry of this document into force led to the arrest in the U.S. of people having the legal right to enter the country – including those permanently residing in the United States. This triggered a series of protests near the international airports, particularly in the airport Kennedy in new York, new Jersey and Portland. Meeting at the airport of San Francisco was visited by, among others, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who immigrated to the U.S. at age 5 with his family.
Meanwhile, Donald trump continues to insist that its tightening of immigration regulations successfully embodied. “Everything works very well, it can be noticed at airports, it can be seen everywhere,” he told reporters.