Tech militate against re-entry ban Trump in court

Tech militate against re-entry ban Trump in court

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A group of 97 tech has a legal document filed, wherein they speak against the view of the American president Donald Trump.

The document was on Sunday night filed with the Us Court of Appeals, according to Bloomberg. Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Uber, Intel and Airbnb have the legal letter drawn.

It is a so-called ‘amicus brief’, which does not seem to focus on one specific case regarding the re-entry ban.

The submitted document can be used to tech to represent in the case against the entry of Trump. The court decided earlier to the re-entry ban temporarily suspend, where Justice to appeal against it.

‘Immigrants welcome’

The companies explain in the document why, according to their view, is contrary to American principles. “It is for America for a long time is important to protect us against attackers,” says the letter. “But at the same time, we have always had immigrants welcomed.”

Rumors pointed out last week that American tech worked on a critical letter to president Trump. In addition, organized software platform GitHub, a meeting of tech, to talk about legal action against the re-entry ban.

“We’d just like to assure you that our immigration system meets modern safety standards, and our country safe”, the tech versus Trump in an early version of the document. “However, We are concerned that your order has an effect on many visa holders who are working hard in the United States, and thereby contribute to the scuces of our country”.


A top executive of Uber, one of the companies that the letter has been signed, got last week from the board of Trump. “icipation was no support from the president or his program”, said founder Travis Kalanick. “Unfortunately, it is to be so construed.”

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