Tag: Immigration Ban

Children Separated From Parents Suffer ‘Catastrophic’ Effects, Says Harvard Professor

The debate surrounding president Donald Trump’s highly controversial separation policy has largely centered its moral implications. What about the psychological effects it triggers among children?

Public Health June 20, 2018

Here's How You Can Help Families Separated At The Border

Over the last few weeks, thousands of migrant parents have been separated from their children thanks to the Trump administration’s decision to double down on its immigration policies. Here’s how you can help families separated at the border:

June 19, 2018

Trump’s Immigration Policy Affects Health Care Interests: Travel Ban Keeps Doctors Out

The new travel ban signed by President Donald Trump on March 6 might affect the nation’s health care system in ways that haven't been thoroughly considered. The regions that most stand to lose are rural areas facing an unresolved shortage of doctors.

Public Health March 9, 2017

Rising Immigration Suppresses - Not Increases - Crime Rates: Study

A sociology professor's study on the impact of immigration on crime rates proves that its relationship is actually inversely proportional, as opposed to what some believe.

Feature | Culture March 4, 2017

U.S. Homeland Security Employees Get Locked Out Of Computer Networks, Officials Blame President's Day: Report

Several employees of the U.S. Homeland Security in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia found themselves unable to login to the agency's computer networks. Due to the glitch, information systems could not validate personal identity verification (PIV) cards.

Security February 23, 2017

Donald Trump 'A Blessing In Disguise,' Says India's Richest Man

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani believes that Donald Trump is "a blessing in disguise" for the country. He noted that Trump's immigration policy would bring back talented Indians to their home country and resolve the issues plaguing the IT sector.

Business Tech February 16, 2017

Humble Freedom Bundle Comes Out, All Sales Go To Civil Rights Groups

Seller of video games Humble Bundle released its biggest offer yet, the Humble Freedom Bundle. All the sales will go to ACLU, IRS, and MSF.

Video Games February 15, 2017

Study Results Are 'Very Clear': There's No Link Between Immigration And Crime

According to a study, having a lot of immigrants doesn’t equate to increased levels of crime. The research results are relevant as the Trump administration recently issued an executive order banning nationals from seven countries.

Life & Style February 14, 2017

Federal Agents Arrest Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants Across Several States

Federal agents have reportedly detained several undocumented immigrants who are undocumented and have a criminal record. The ICE conducted raids across homes and workplaces in LA, New York, Chicago and more.

Life & Style February 11, 2017

Fitch Tags Trump As Risk To Global Economy, Cites Severed Ties And Policy Changes As Likely Threats

In a Fitch report on the Trump administration, analysts harped on the unpredictability of U.S. policy and the willingness to sever established international ties as factors that could destabilize global markets. How else does Trump's rule merit these grim predictions?

Business Tech February 11, 2017

Here’s A Complete List Of Tech Companies Opposing The Trump Immigration Ban

Silicon Valley loves immigrants, and tech companies stand united to fight President Donald J. Trump's immigration ban. What's happening now, and who signed the amicus brief?

Business Tech February 6, 2017

Twitter, Netflix File Legal Documents Emphasizing The Importance Of Immigrants

Companies like Twitter, Netflix, and more have submitted legal documents challenging the immigration ban passed by President Donald Trump. The amicus brief was filed at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Feb. 5.

Life & Style February 6, 2017

LOOK: How Magazine Covers Portray Trump, America After Immigration Ban

Publications all over the world are reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim immigration ban through very creative magazine covers. Take a look at some of them here.

Feature February 5, 2017

How Trump's Immigration Ban Hinders Scientists From Pursuing Studies In US

How will President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order affect immigrant scientists, researchers, and students, particularly those from Muslim-majority countries? International science journal Nature spoke to several of them to find out.

Feature February 5, 2017

Devolver Digital To Showcase Games At GDC Made By Developers Blocked By Trump Immigration Ban

Devolver Digital will help showcase titles at the upcoming Game Developers Conference from creators that are blocked from entering the United States due to the immigration ban ordered by President Trump. The GDC runs from Feb. 27 to March 1.

Video Games February 3, 2017

Protest Against Uber's Practices During Controversial Immigration Ban Reportedly Resulted In 200,000 Deleted Uber Accounts

Over 200,000 Uber accounts were deleted as part of a protest against Uber’s perceived exploitation of a concerning political climate, according to a new report. The pressure has even led Uber’s chief to step down from Trump’s advisory council.

Apps/Software February 3, 2017

Apple Mulling Legal Action Against Trump Executive Order, Hoping To Rescind Immigration Ban

Apple is condering legal action to press the Trump administration into rescinding the controversial executive order. Company CEO Tim Cook has been vocal against the immigration ban and has pledged to keep fighting.

Apple February 1, 2017

Google Employees Walk Out Of Offices To Protest Trump Immigration Ban, Company Leaders Join The Rally

Google staff rallied against Trump's immigration ban and more than 2,000 employees protested. Google CEO Sundar Pichai and co-founder Sergey Brin joined the #GooglersUnite protest and opposing the controversial executive order.

Life & Style January 31, 2017

Trump UK State Visit To Go Through Despite More Than 1.2 Million People Signing Petition Against It

A UK petition against a Donald Trump state visit has drawn more than 1.2 million signatures, prompted by Trump's recent immigration ban. Despite increased opposition, however, the visit will reportedly not be canceled.

Life & Style January 30, 2017

Starbucks Answers Trump Immigration Ban With Pledge To Hire 10,000 Refugees Over The Next 5 Years

U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order continues to make waves and meet increased opposition. In response to the immigration ban, Starbucks has now pledged to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, starting in the United States.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

ACLU Sues White House Over Trump Immigration Ban And Shatters Fundraising Records: $24 Million This Weekend

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) shattered all fundraising records this weekend, after suing the White House over President Trump's immigration ban. ACLU received $24 million in donations to keep fighting the executive order.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft And Other Silicon Valley Companies Denounce Immigration Ban

Several companies in the United States have denounced the immigration ban brought forth by the executive order decreed by the Trump administration. Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and more have come forward to voice their thoughts.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

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