How is Tech affected by Trump immigration Ban? All Consequences


There were many rumors that Donald Trump would not good for the US after became president. Now After taking the Oath of President, Donald Trump policies affecting US citizens. Trump Immigration ban is the first policy of Trump which is affecting citizens and affecting all the fields of US.This Policy gave impacts on the economy as well as the tech, Yes! Tech, There are many bad consequences on Tech due to Trump Immigration Ban.Let Us know about those consequences.

What is included in Trump Immigration Ban?

The order states, “I hereby suspend entry into the United States, as immigrants and nonimmigrants, of such persons for 90 days from the date of this order.” Specifically, the order targets people from countries originally listed by the Obama administration as terrorist hotbeds — Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen.

Now If you are only a tech geek and don’t know more about politics and other stuff then I have to tell you the difference between Immigrants and nonimmigrants.

“An immigrant is a lawful permanent resident (a green card holder)” and  “A nonimmigrant is someone with a visa.”

What are impacts on Tech due to Trump Immigration Ban?

1.) #DeleteUber

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The First impact on Tech has seen by trending hashtag #DeleteUber which hit the social media because, after this ban, the following tweet comes from Uber on Sunday(29 Jan)

This tweet came because By Saturday afternoon, protests had sprung up at airports around the country, where more than 100 visa holders were in limbo.

In solidarity, the New York City Taxi Worker’s Alliance called for a complete stop to pickups from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at JFK airport, where two Iraqis were being detained.

This tweet means a lot because Kalanick, CEO of Uber is a member of Trump’s business advisory group.After this tweet, People started to put screenshots of deleted app of Uber on twitter with hashtag #DeleteUber.

For covering that situation, Uber Tweeted that that tweet not meant to break strike.

2.) Lyft use the #DeleteUber for its benefits

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Ater Deleted Uber, Users move towards Lyft and started downloading it.The Daily Downloads of Lyft is increasing now than Uber.

For the first time ever, Lyft beat its behemoth ride-hailing rival in iOS downloads in the U.S. on Sunday, according to analytics firm App Annie. It just goes to show you the power of a protest.

3.) Airbnb offered Free Housing To Those Turned Away By Trump’s Refugee Ban

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On Saturday(28 Jan) Evening, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb criticizing Trump on facebook for its Ban on Refugees. Chesky announced that Airbnb will provide free housing to refugees who have been turned away from US-bound flights, and are not in their “city/country of residence”

4.) Mark Zuckerberg criticize Trump

CEO of our favorite Social Media Site Facebook also criticize Donald Trump Immigration Ban and said that US is the nation of immigrants and the step of Trump towards this is not acceptable.


From these tweets and posts, we can conclude that trump immigration ban is not a healthy decision by trump for both economy and tech.I am not against Donald Trump but I am against this decision which is impacting many lives.

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