Amazon and Expedia this week endorsed Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson's lawsuit opposing President Trump's immigration executive order. In addition, Expedia said that several of its employees based in the USA and overseas will be prevented from traveling.
Trump's administration has announced it will exacming the use of so-called H1-B work visas where tens of thousands of foreigners work in the U.S. tech industry with lower pay and far fewer benefits than their USA colleagues.
Washington State University also filed in support of the suit, detailing problems that the ban is causing its students and faculty. The firm's CEO Satya Nadella, originally from Hyderabad, India, said over the weekend: "As an immigrant and as a CEO, I've both experienced and seen the positive impact that immigration has on our company, for the country, and for the world".
Trump's directive on Friday put a 120-day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90-day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Now, one of those firms said it is exploring legal action to oppose the order.
"We're a nation of immigrants whose diverse backgrounds, ideas and points of view have helped us build and invent as a nation for over 240 years", Bezos said Monday in an internal email to Amazon employees. It's a distinctive competitive advantage for our country-one we should not weaken.
Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent immigration order by U.S. President Donald Trump is disrupting their business and affecting employees. The company also noted that Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director of the Amazon Studios film, "The Salesman", may not be able to attend the Academy Awards, where his movie is up for Best Foreign Film.
And Reuters reports that Microsoft is also working with the state, providing information about the order's impact "in order to be supportive", according to a spokesperson, who added "we'd be happy to testify further if needed".
"Apple would not exist without immigration, let alone thrive and innovate the way we do", said CEO Tim Cook in a memo to employees criticizing the presidential order. According to the filing, the executive order signed by the President on immigration is unconstitutional.
Ollie , a 25-pound female bobcat , went missing this morning from her enclosure at the Washington, D.C., zoo. Zoo staff are keeping the area around the exhibit closed, since the bobcat will likely hide from humans.
If everything goes well then Raees would become the 7th movie of Shah Rukh Khan which enter the 100 Crores club. Shah Rukh Khan is the true Badshah - not just in the world of cinema, but also in the real life.
The ban would apply to the burqa and niqabs, which cover all or most of the face and are often worn by conservative Muslim women. The announcement was met with a backlash from Islamic groups and Austrian Muslims, who slammed the plan as discriminatory.
We could, however, be left with no more than a tussle for Champions League qualification after the next two rounds of fixtures. Goals from Richard Stearman and Andreas Weimann gave them their biggest FA Cup win since beating Newcastle United in 2003.
The other four were from Egypt, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates - none of which are included in the ban. Mr Trump spoke by phone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed.
Shortly before Spicer's press briefing, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu tweeted , "Iran has again launched a ballistic missile". The United States and Europe lifted sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program when the deal went into effect in January 2016.
US Central Command confirmed the raid, saying one US soldier died and three were injured, while 14 militants were killed . The militant group reported that the operation took place in al-Bayda governorate, which borders Shabwa, SITE said.
Dansville, which has had the lowest average price in the county for weeks, was down a penny from a week ago. That compares with the national average which has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.26.
The ARS now has about 750 pending projects dealing with issues like food safety, crop protection, aquaculture and climate change. Sonny Perdue of Georgia, is also a critic of science-based climate change research.
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