Dems Say Trump Order Is Anti-innovation
Dems say Trump order is anti-innovation
Democratic lawmakers in a new letter to President Trump say his executive order blocking entry to the U.S. by people from seven largely Muslim nations is short-sighted and could prevent innovation in the United States.
The letter, signed by 25 Democats, notes that Google founder Sergey Brin is himself an immigrant whose parents came from the Soviet Union.
“Your policy misguidedly applies a blanket ban on immigration for individuals traveling from predominately Muslim countries, and wrongly halts work visas from those areas,” the lawmakers wrote.
“As real facts prove, from 9/11 on, no individuals who have committed terrorist acts inside …