Valve is worried about the effects of Trump’s travel ban

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Valve Corporation is concerned about the Trump administration’s travel and immigration restrictions, saying that the controversial executive order has already impacted its employees and could affect esports professionals.

Valve’s Erik Johnson and president and co-founder Gabe Newell told press at a media event Thursday that the Trump administration’s push for a travel ban against citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries is worrying Valve, which employs people who could be barred from re-entry into the U.S., PC Gamer reported today.

“We have people who work at Valve who can’t go home,” Newell said. “They’ve been here for years. They pay taxes. They cheer for New England in the Super Bowl and we try to not hold that against them… But, you know, they can’t leave the country.” …

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Via: Mashable: Entertainment

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