Tech Companies Urge Court to Reject Trump’s Travel Ban


Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap and more than 150 other tech companies told a federal court in Virginia that it should toss U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest attempt to ban refugees and travelers from many majority-Muslim countries. In a brief filed in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, a host of Silicon Valley heavyweights lambasted Trump’s new order — his second attempt, after a judge blocked his first one — and stressed it would inflict “substantial harm on U.S. companies, their employees, and the entire economy.”

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