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Tech companies (still) against Trump's (new) travel ban

Here's what Silicon Valley is saying about the president's revised travel ban for immigrants.

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In January, protesters in New York City rallied against President Trump's original executive order imposing an immigration travel ban.

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President Trump's revised immigration travel ban is getting pushback from Silicon Valley.

A number of tech execs spoke out Monday against the president's new executive order, which imposes a 90-day ban on issuing visas to immigrants from six majority Muslim countries: Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya. Iraq has been removed in the new ban.

The order will also suspend the US refugee program for all countries for 120 days.

More than 100 companies opposed the original ban six weeks ago, including tech giants Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft. A judge in Seattle halted the ban temporarily, and a federal appeals court in San Francisco nearly a month ago decided against reinstating it. The ruling was seen as a win for the tech industry.

Here's what some of tech's bigwigs had to say about the new ban:

Salesforce: Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff tweeted about his grandfather who arrived in the US as a refugee. Without him, Benioff wrote, there would be no Salesforce.

Uber: "Our sentiment has not changed," the embattled ride-hailing service said in a statement. "President Trump's immigration ban is unjust and wrong. We will continue to stand up for those in the Uber community affected."

Lyft: Logan Green, Lyft's CEO, said, "We will continue to speak out and take action." The company plans to meet later this week with the American Civil Liberties Union, which said it intends to "keep fighting" the order in court.

Airbnb: Brian Chesky, Airbnb's co-founder and CEO, tweeted: "Barring people from entering our country because of where they're from was wrong the first time around - still wrong..."

Mozilla: Denelle Dixon-Thayer, chief legal and business officer at Firefox maker Mozilla, wrote in a blog post Monday: "A month may have passed, but it seems clear that little (if any) progress was made on the thinking behind this action."

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