Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Nearly 100 Companies File Brief Backing Lawsuit Against Travel Ban

Caitlin Macneal · Monday, February 06, 2017, 9:36 am

Major companies have rushed to back a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order suspending the refugee program and barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries after a federal court temporarily blocked the White House order.

In a brief filed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, nearly 100 companies —including Facebook, Apple and Microsoft — from the technology sector and other industries supported the lawsuit filed by Washington state and Minnesota.

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