Google returns its employees to US after Trump's decree

Source : 112 Ukraine

The company fears that employees of foreign origin may not get back to the United States before the decree enters into force, restricting the entry of immigrants
19:42, 28 January 2017

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Google started process of urgent return to its US offices the employees of foreign origin who are now abroad. The company fears that employees may not have time to return to the US before a decree restricting the entry of immigrants enters into force, Bloomberg reported.

It is noted that a new decree could affect the fate of about 100 corporate employees who work in the US divisions of the company, but at the moment are abroad on business trips or private trips. We are talking about employees hail from seven Muslim countries mentioned in the decree.

"It hurts to see the price our colleagues have to pay for the decree," said in his address to the employees Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

"We are concerned about the impact of this decree and any initiatives that can impose restrictions for Google employees and their families or put barriers in the United States to attract great talents," said the representative of the corporation.

It should be noted, in the last days Donald Trump signed three decrees envisaging stricter immigration policy. On Friday, January 27, Trump signed a decree on suspension of refugee-hosting program in the US for 120 days, after which, during the year the government would allow no more than 50 thousand refugees to enter the US.

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