Google Sundar Pichai Executive sent a note last Friday to the company’s employees in which openly criticized the recent order issued by the newly appointed President of Estados Unidos Donald Trump immigration and thanks to which, entering the country has been severely restricted for the citizens of Syria, Iraq Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya.
In addition, Pichai says that more than 100 Google employees are affected by the order, and advised to return to the United States as soon as possible.
187 Google employees, affected by the order anti – Trump immigration
“We are upset by the impact of this order and any proposal which might impose restrictions on the Googlers and their families, or that could create barriers to bring talent to the United States,” said Sundar Pichai. “Is painful view the cost staff of this order Executive in our colleagues”.
The New York Times reported last Saturday on January 28 that some families are already being affected by the order, and referred to the case of an Iraqi who “worked on behalf of the Government of the United States in Iraq for 10 years”, and who has been detained at J.F.K. airport in New York.
Apparently, one of the main concerns of Google and is probably also of other technology companies, that is not yet clear who may or may not return to United States due to the order of Trump.
For the moment, as we can read in the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, restricting entry to United States citizens from the seven above-mentioned countries already affected at least 187 employees of Google.
According to statements from an unidentified source to Blomberg, first means that echoed the criticism by Pichai, even with valid visas in hand, it is possible that they are still at risk “if one of the seven countries and are outside the United States when you begin the order”.
Apparently, some Google employees were trying to return to the United States until the Executive order was signed by Donald. In this circumstance, the company Google identified them before the security companies, the agenciad and travel and the teams of immigration, in order to lend them his support. Pichai wrote in his letter to employees that one of those employees recently “on return from a trip to New Zealand to reach the United States until signing the order”.
Google will continue to express their views
A spokesman of the company said to Bloomberg them same words issued by Sundar Pichai: “are concerned by the impact of this order and the proposed that could impose restrictions to them Googlers and to their families, or that create barriers to carry talent to them United States”. At the same time added that “we will continue giving to know our views on these issues to the leaders in Washington and elsewhere”.
The associations in defence of human rights criticized the measure, calling it “religious persecution” while Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, expressed concern about the order. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do so by focusing on the people who actually pose a threat.”
The anti-terrorism measure without filter of Donald Trump
During his first week in the Oval Office, the newly elected President of Estados Unidos Donald Trump has just that make it clear that it is willing to meet each and every one of their campaign promises, among them, to save the country from terrorists for which, has not hesitated to sign an executive order under which , and at least for a period of 90 days, is prohibited the entrance to United States persons from seven Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, at the same time that has suspended the scheduled aid to refugees. Donald Trump defended this order by presenting it as a way to keep out the “radical Islamic terrorists”.