#google employees staged a protest over #trump’s immigration ban

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More than 2,000 Google employees in offices around the world staged a walkout on Monday afternoon in protest of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration in seven Muslim-majority countries. Using the hashtag #GooglersUnite, employees tweeted photos and videos of walkout actions around the world, including at headquarters in Mountain View.

The protest came after employees donated more than $2 million to a crisis fund that will be distributed among nonprofit groups working to support refugees. Google match employees’ donation with $2 million. “This was in direct response to the immigration action,” Enzam Hossain, an employee on the Mountain View campus, told The Verge. “We wanted to be a part of it, and support our…

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