Google Launches Immigration Crisis Fund

img_4525MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Google has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.

Google (GOOG) has confirmed a USA Today report that it’s 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.

Company executives are also donating separately to the effort.

Silicon Valley prepare to take on Trump over immigration agenda
Google said 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.

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