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Read the memo Uber sent its employees about using its legal team to help separated families on the Mexico border

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Uber is the latest tech company to forcefully condemn the Trump administration's immigration policies.
The company says it is exploring how its legal team can assist migrant families who are affected.
It also donated $100,000 to a non-profit group supporting migrant children.
Uber is exploring how its legal team can assist migrant families affected by President Trump's hardline immigration policies, and has donated $100,000 to a non-profit supporting migrant children, according to an internal company memo.
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19 Texas state officials and members of Congress don't want the Trump administration to separate migrant families at the border

19 Texas state officials and members of Congress don't want the Trump administration to separate migrant families at the border

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Nearly 2000 undocumented children have been separated from their migrant parents and placed in government custody since the "zero tolerance" policy was enacted.
While Democrats are predictably against the policy, a number of Republicans are opposed to it, as well.
The Texas Tribune reached out to every member of the Texas congressional delegation, the governor, lieutenant governor, and other statewide officials to ask if they support the Trump administration's policy.
Two Texas lawmakers are for the policy, 19 are against, and four have made unclear statements.
22 have...
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Trump is about to walk into a minefield as Republicans scramble to figure out how to solve the immigration crisis

Trump is about to walk into a minefield as Republicans scramble to figure out how to solve the immigration crisis

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Senate Republicans held a closed-door meeting to hash out a legislative solution to the Trump administration's policy of separating asylum-seeking families at the US-Mexico border.
The GOP conference has yet to find a formal solution, and en masse is rejecting the Democrats' proposal.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans attempted to form a consensus on providing a solution to the Trump administration's policy of separating families who cross the US-Mexico border illegally, but a path forward still appears to be an insurmountable task.
Senate Republicans debated...
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This is what happens when families get separated at the US border, step by step

This is what happens when families get separated at the US border, step by step

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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President Donald Trump's new " zero tolerance " policy has separated thousands of children from their families at the US-Mexico border.
The policy means children are being separated from their families upon crossing the border illegally, processed separately, and ultimately deported or released into the US without their parents.
The administration has claimed it's separating "smugglers" posing as fake families in order to prevent human trafficking.
See what happens after families are separated at the border, step-by-step.
President Donald Trump's new " zero tolerance " policy...
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