MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS / AP) — Google has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.
Google has confirmed a USA Today report that it is funding an initial $2 million for the fund that can be matched with up to $2 million in donations from employees. The money will go toward the American Civil Liberties Union, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, the International Rescue Committee and the U.N. Refugee Agency.READ MORE: EDD Fraud: Feds Indict 2 In State Prison Scam To Rip Off EDD Benefits
Company executives are also donating separately to the effort.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested In November Vallejo Murder Of Adrienne Florez
Google says in a statement that it’s concerned about the impact President Donald Trump’s order to temporarily suspend immigration from seven Muslim majority nations will have on the company’s employees and their families.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
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