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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Sunday that he plans to hire up to 10,000 refugees over the course of the next five years. The announcement comes after the CEOreleased a letter to his employees expressing anxiety over President Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban migrants from seven Muslim-Majority countries - The plan will begin by hiring refugees that have worked with former U.S. soldiers as support personnel or interpreters. It will then branch out to all other refugees - "At Starbucks, we are proud to call them [“dreamers”] partners and to help them realize their own American Dream. We want them to feel welcome and included in our success, which is why we reimburse them for the biennial fee they must pay to stay in the program and why we have offered DACA-related services at our Opportunity Youth hiring fairs. - We are living in an unprecedented time, one in which we are witness to the conscience of our country, and the promise of the American Dream, being called into question."- - Shortly after the letter was released, BoycottStarbucks surfaced on Twitter. Many users highlighted the fact that the move does little for American workers, especially black Americans, US Veterans, and the homeless. Currently, the black unemployment rate continues to rise and is nearly double the national average BaristaLife Starbucks HowardSchultz Trump ImmigrationBan • What are your thoughts?: BUSINESS JAN 30 2017, 6:52 AM ET Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: We Will Hire 10,000 Refugees BY LESLIE SHAFFER Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Sunday that he plans to hire up to 10,000 refugees over the course of the next five years. The announcement comes after the CEOreleased a letter to his employees expressing anxiety over President Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban migrants from seven Muslim-Majority countries - The plan will begin by hiring refugees that have worked with former U.S. soldiers as support personnel or interpreters. It will then branch out to all other refugees - "At Starbucks, we are proud to call them [“dreamers”] partners and to help them realize their own American Dream. We want them to feel welcome and included in our success, which is why we reimburse them for the biennial fee they must pay to stay in the program and why we have offered DACA-related services at our Opportunity Youth hiring fairs. - We are living in an unprecedented time, one in which we are witness to the conscience of our country, and the promise of the American Dream, being called into question."- - Shortly after the letter was released, BoycottStarbucks surfaced on Twitter. Many users highlighted the fact that the move does little for American workers, especially black Americans, US Veterans, and the homeless. Currently, the black unemployment rate continues to rise and is nearly double the national average BaristaLife Starbucks HowardSchultz Trump ImmigrationBan • What are your thoughts?

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Sunday that he plans to hire up to 10,000 refugees over the course of the next five years. The ann...

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