Starbucks Promises to Hire 10,000 Refugees in Response to Trump’s Muslim Ban

Via Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Via Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has never been shy about sharing his politics. On Sunday, Schultz responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the United States. The ban was immediately met with protests across the country, criticism from members of both political parties, and backlash from veterans. In a public statement addressing the company’s employees, Schultz announced that Starbucks has committed to developing plans to hire 10,000 refugees in every one of the 75 countries where it operates.

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