Five days after the inauguration of the President of the United States Donald trump has signed a decree according to which any foreigner without documents can be detained and deported. Trump explained his decision on combating terrorism. Then the media reported that deportations can be subjected to 11 million people. On 27 January, the decree added.
In the new edition was ordered to stop accepting refugees from any country for 120 days. In addition, for refugees from Syria, the term is not defined, and the citizens of this and other six countries — Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen — were forbidden to visit the U.S. within the next 90 days. The order affected including those who have visas and other necessary permits for entry into the United States. The decree entered into force on 28 January.
On the same day, visitors from these countries, border authorities began detaining at airports. The initiative directly affected employees of Silicon valley companies, many of whom are immigrants. The heads of major it companies criticized the Directive. According to them, the Valley can not only lose valuable staff, but also lose the chance to find new.
Apple CEO Tim cook on the next day after the signing of the decree sent an email to employees in which he said that the company supports the policy of trump. “Apple believes in the importance of immigration — both for the company and for the entire nation. Apple would not exist without it”.
Cook wrote that the company has employees on which the decree of the trump affected directly. “Our HR specialists, lawyers and security services are doing everything possible to support them”. The CEO noted that the companys management has already contacted the White house to talk about the negative effect of directives trump. “Apple is open.
Open to all — regardless of where this man is from, what language they speak, what he likes and who worships. Our employees represent the best talent from around the world, our team hails from all corners of the Earth,” wrote cook. As noted, the Masque, previously included in the Presidents Advisory Council on the economy, did not make harsh statements regarding the new decree, limiting multiple posts to Twitter.
Many people negatively affected by this policy are strong supporters of the US. Theyve done right,not wrong &dont deserve to be rejected. “The ban on the entry of citizens from certain, primarily Muslim countries — not the best way to solve the countrys problems,” wrote the founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk. “Many people adversely affected by the decree, are strong supporters of the United States.
They do not deserve to be rejected”. About the negative effect of the Directive, and told mark Zuckerberg. “My ancestors came from Germany, Austria and Poland. Priscillas parents were refugees from China and Vietnam.
USA is a nation of immigrants, and we should be proud,” wrote the founder of Facebook on his page. “We need to protect this country, but it is necessary to focus on those who pose a threat. The focus of law enforcement not only on the individuals who represent a real threat, will not make America safer, as it will demand extra resources and make millions of harmless guys without documents to live in fear of deportation,” — said Zuckerberg.
The founder of Facebook expressed the hope that sanity will prevail and President trump will not put obstacles in the way of “very talented people”. “If we had not let the refugees a few decades ago, the family of Priscilla wouldnt be here now”. The head of Netflix wrote in his Facebook that the decree trump jeopardized the companys employees around the world.
Hastings believes that the Directive of the President “imminent danger” 600 thousand Americans. Immediately after the signing of the decree the manual and Google sent employees with its headquarters located outside of the United States, a letter with a request as soon as possible to return to the country. “It is painful to watch, both because of the decree of our colleagues are personal losses,” wrote Sundar Pichai to its employees.
Google estimates that, of the Directive, trump may suffer more than 100 employees. In addition, the companys representatives are afraid that a new decree might create new barriers to attracting talented professionals from other countries to USA. Officially, the press service of Google did not comment on the letter, but told Bloomberg that the company is concerned about the decree trump and any other offers which impose limitations on the companys employees and their families.
The day after the publication of letters to the founder of Google and President of the holding company Google Sergey Brin was spotted in San Francisco among the protesters against restricting the entry of migrants to the USA decree trump. Brin told reporters that he did not want to comment and youll be on the rally as a private citizen. “Im here because I am a refugee,” — said the founder of Google, the Forbes journalist.
Google cofounder Sergey Brin at SFO protest. “Im here because Im a refugee.” (Photo from Matt Kang/Forbes) pic.twitter.com/GwhsSwDPLT. @selenalarson Here is the pic pic.twitter.com/FbNVVoZVXm. Among the protesters at the airport in San Francisco was the President of Y Combinator Sam Altman.
“I hope this will be the turning point, when people will unite against the administration. [Decree trump] is unacceptable and we need to make our voices heard,” — said the businessman to the journalist Forbes. Photo. Forbes.
Altman believes that the Directive will have a negative impact on many employees in the Valley, including Y Combinator. He also noted that he had contacted the representatives of the largest it companies, together with them to find a way out of the situation. We have so many immigrants-the founders of the project. Therefore, it is not something that concerns only Muslims.
When you stop letting people with a green card in the country — it becomes what can affect all. The businessman noted that he has not discussed the decree with his partner Peter Thiel, who previously spoke in support of trump. However, he noted that all the interviewees who voted for trump has revised its position.
Head Microsoft just released their statement on Linkedin. He said that immigrants are part of a company and Microsoft does not support the initiative of the President. According to Nadella, the decree trump directly concerns at least 76 employees. These employees, the company will provide all necessary legal support, said Microsoft.
As an immigrant and CEO of Microsoft, I see a positive result from immigration for my company, country and the world in General. We will continue to defend this position. Jack Dorsey wrote on Twitter that the project was successful from the fact that there are immigrants. According to the businessman, the decree trump harm the countrys economy and is not humane.
Dorsey issued an official statement criticizing the law on behalf of the Internet Association, an organization which represents the interests of many it companies in the Valley. The Executive Orders humanitarian and economic impact is real and upsetting. We benefit from what refugees and immigrants bring to the U. S.
Https://t.co/HdwVGzIECt. A message appeared in the official Twitter-account of the social network. Twitter is built by immigrants of all religions. We stand for and with them, always.
As well as in the official profile of the Square of the second company of Jack Dorsey. Pic.twitter.com/AlkDdOLnDT. The CEO of Uber has sent its employees a letter in which told about the hundreds of people who may suffer from the actions of the immigration Ordinance.
The company plans to provide affected drivers financial compensation, and provide their families with food if necessary. Kalanick intends to meet with trump next week to talk about the negative effect of the law. On 29 January, the project announced the creation of a Fund to assist drivers who are under the law about immigrants.
Uber has allocated $3 million for the provision of legal and other assistance, as well as compensation for salaries. The founder of Airbnb at first were limited to the message on Twitter that the Directive trump will divide US. Later, the businessman reported that the company will provide free housing to all the refugees who will be allowed to remain in the United States. Airbnb is providing free housing to refugees and anyone not allowed in the US.
Stayed tuned for more, contact me if urgent need for housing. The founder of taxi service Lyft has sent employees a letter in which he asked for four years to transfer $1 million to the American Union of protection of civil liberties. Lyft says it is donating $1 million to the ACLU in protest of Trumps refugee order pic.twitter.com/x6qbDu699W.