Sites Owned By Univision Urges US Companies to Break Law and Employ
far-left website owned by Univision is calling on US corporations to defy
federal laws and keep DACA recipients employed once their work permits
OWNS GAWKER, SPLINTER, JALOPNIK, GIZMODO AND OTHER EXTREMIST DNC CHARACTER
a piece entitled, ‘What DACA Recipients Really Need Is for Their Bosses to
Break the Law,’ published on Univision’s pet project Splinter,
Jorge Rivas called for companies to engage in a massive civil disobedience
against enforcing America’s borders.
wrote that “if young, undocumented immigrants can put their livelihoods on
the line and practice civil disobedience, then corporations who have
reaped the benefits of their bravery—and who have far more power, money
and legal resources than DACA recipients—can do it, too.”
many corporations big and small stand up and do this, that’s how social
change is created,” Bill Ong Hing, an immigration law professor at the
University of San Francisco, was quoted as saying.
companies that have issued statements in support of DACA were not spared
from being called out by the outlet.
statements are nice things to say, and that’s about it. They’re nothing
more than symbolic declarations. Virtually none of these companies are
promising to stick their necks out in a meaningful way for their
undocumented workers,” Rivas wrote.
author noted that AirBnb, who has been barring
people from using their service for holding right
wing political beliefs, was the first to vow to break the law concerning
far only one company, Airbnb, has publicly pledged to defy federal laws
and keep DACA recipients employed once their work permits expire. Airbnb
confirmed the policy, first reported by The
Guardian, but a spokesperson declined to say how many DACA
recipients the company employed,” Rivas wrote.
was formerly known as Fusion. Prior to the rebranding, editor-in-chief
Dodai Stewart said in a press release that “Splinter will contextualize
current events while remaining committed to amplifying underrepresented
voices, shining a light on systemic inequality, and skewering politicians
November, the outlet also ran a piece entitled “BAN
ICE,” which referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement as
“loathsome” and “rotten to the core.” The article didn’t just stop at
calling for the one agency to be abolished — they also took aim at Border
Patrol, calling for an end to protecting our borders at all.
a just world, ICE’s abolition would be accompanied by a program of amnesty
for all undocumented immigrants and a promise that everyone who comes to
this country can immediately begin a path to legal status. This is not a
radical solution,” the Splinter article asserted