Google staff protest Trump’s immigration ban

Google staff protest Trump’s immigration ban

Google staff protest Trump's immigration ban. Image: twitter Thousands of Google employees walked out Monday in protest of Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from several Muslim-majority nations. Google told Mashable in an email that more than 2,000 Googlers turned up to protests at several company offices, including at the main Google campus in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and New York. Over the weekend, Brin was also seen at a mass protest at San Francisco International Airport as part of protests at airports across the country, where refugees and visa holders were being turned away or detained. Brin told the crowd in Mountain View Monday that he was "outraged" by the order as a immigrant and refugee himself, who came to this country at age six from the Soviet Union. Since Trump's order went into effect Friday, Pichai emailed Google staff and said the decision affected at least 187 employees. Google also created a $2 million crisis fund that employees can match in donations up to another $2 million. In Washington, D.C., the #NoBanNoWall effort also came to life at a rally Monday evening in front of the Supreme Court. Googlers used the hashtags for their walk-outs at offices across the U.S. Here's the scene in Mountain View And in New York San Francisco also saw strong protests Google has 70 offices in 40 countries around the world, with about 20 in the U.S.

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Protests took place in several different cities.twitter
Protests took place in several different cities.

Thousands of Google employees walked out Monday in protest of Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from several Muslim-majority nations.

Google told Mashable in an email that more than 2,000 Googlers turned up to protests at several company offices, including at the main Google campus in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and New York.

The biggest turnout was at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where CEO Sundar Pichai and cofounder Sergey Brin spoke to the crowd.

Over the weekend, Brin was also seen at a mass protest at San Francisco International Airport as part of protests at airports across the country, where refugees and visa holders were being turned away or detained.

Brin told the crowd in Mountain View Monday…

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