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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.
Palantir Chairman Peter Thiel sharply criticized Google in an editorial without disclosing that he works with two of its rivals.

Peter Thiel slammed Google in a scathing New York Times op-ed, but failed to mention that he works for and invests in the search giant’s rivals

The New York Times let Peter Thiel sound off on Google without mentioning that he's on the board of two of its competitors — Facebook and Palantir.
The home in Nashville where ICE tried to detain a man.

A Tennessee community stopped a father’s ICE arrest by forming a human chain around his home

Neighbors in Nashville created an hours-long standoff with an ICE agent on Monday in an attempt to help the man and his son back into their home
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on February 7, 2017. Picture taken on February 7, 2017.

ICE officers will soon be able to deport undocumented immigrants in the US for under 2 years without a hearing

Immigration experts say the program gives immigration officers "virtually unchecked authority" to deport many more immigrants without a hearing.

Here’s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE is dragging Amazon into controv...

Palantir has been facing backlash for providing software to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been targeting undocumented families.
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy

Read the internal letter sent by a group of Amazon employees asking the company to take a stand against ICE

On Monday, Amazon Web Services employees sent a letter demanding that the company stop working with Palantir, which provides software for ICE.
A caravan of nearly seven thousand migrants from Central America walk towards Tapachula from Ciudad Hidalgo while en route to the United States, in Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico October 21, 2018.

Trump confirms he wants to release detained migrants into sanctuary cities as punishment for Democrats: ‘This should make them very happy!’...

The White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, one of the Trump administration's immigration hardliners, is said to be one of the plan's advocates.