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Deportados Unidos is an apparel company that's empowering US deportees to their new life in Mexico.

A woman who was deported from the US to Mexico is now making edgy T-shirts critical of US immigration policy — and they’ve become a hit

After being deported from the US, one entrepreneur started a t-shirt company to empower and employ other deportees also readjusting to life in Mexico.
Protesters gathered to protest outside Salesforce headquarters in October 2019.

Microsoft’s GitHub doubled down on its ICE contract as employees protest and even resign in disgust

GitHub recently renewed a contract with ICE worth some $200,000.
A photo of Boundary Road, Blaine, Washington, where the Connors said they swerved from. The US and Canada are separated here by several meter of grass between two roads.

How a British family got entangled in a US immigration nightmare after a wrong turn led to nearly 2 weeks in ICE detention

The Connors' story shows how just one unintentional violation of US immigration law can land a family in weeks of detention in an unfamiliar country.
Only 24 women helm Fortune 500 companies in 2018.

Microsoft workers are asking the company to cancel its $8 million of contracts with ICE, after their colleagues at GitHub take a stand

Microsoft employees posted a letter on GitHub asking the company to drop its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, worth over $8 million
GitHub CEO Nat Friedman

GitHub is facing an employee backlash as its CEO defends a $200,000 contract with ICE: ‘All it does is make us complicit’

Here's what GitHub CEO Nat Friedman wrote in a letter to employees. He says the company disagrees with current immigration policies.
Chef CEO Barry Crist

IT automation startup Chef says it will not renew its contract with ICE, days after an open source programmer brought the service to a temporary halt ...

Chef faced outages last week after a former employee yanked his code from Chef, in protest the company's contract with ICE.
The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest conference for women in computing.

The Grace Hopper Celebration, the world’s largest conference for women in tech, has dropped Palantir as a sponsor over its work with ICE

Earlier on Wednesday, a Change.org petition was published asking AnitaB.org to drop Palantir as a sponsor of the Grace Hopper Celebration.
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA.

Palantir workers are split over the company’s work with ICE, but CEO Alex Karp won’t budge despite concerned employees’ petitions

Palantir employees circulated two letters on their concerns about ICE, but Alex Karp says the company is committed to working with the U.S. government
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA.

Big data company Palantir renews its controversial contract with ICE that is worth nearly $50 million

Palantir has renewed its contract with ICE, filings show. Activists have been protesting at its offices to ask the company to drop this contract.
Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA

Protesters blocked Palantir’s cafeteria to pressure the $20 billion big data company to drop its contracts with ICE

The Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps Bay Area organized a protest at Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto to push it to drop its ICE contracts.