First they announced they would be hiring 10,000 (Muslim and other) refugees. Now they are offering free legal advice to the illegal aliens who would be working illegally at Starbucks.
CNN After CEO Howard Schultz announced plans to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, Starbucks continues to brew up controversy.
The coffee giant is offering free legal advice to employees and their families who are illegal aliens, according to CNNMoney.
In a letter to workers sent Monday, Starbucks executives said the company is partnering with Ernst & Young, which provides an immigration advisory program to companies. Ernst & Young will offer all Starbucks employees and their families free legal advice to “help navigate immigration issues and get answers in these uncertain times.”
The free in-house legal advice would be related to employees’ concerns over President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. The letter to Starbucks worker lists a special email address where employees can send their questions about the travel ban.
Starbucks also says the company has begun to reach out to employees who hold visas from one of the affected countries. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has taken a public stance against Trump’s travel ban. He told employees in a memo on January 29 that the ban spurred within him “deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute promise.” The promise was to to hire 10,000 refugees across 75 countries over the next five years.