What Do You Think About Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration? See the Surprising Results [Member Survey]
How do you feel about President Trump’s temporary ban on immigration?
Describing the act as “heartless and discriminatory”, TripAdvisor’s CEO, Steve Kaufer, condemned President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order. He’s not the only one, as several CEO’s expressed concern, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg and Starbuck’s Howard Schultz.
The temporary ban affects immigrants from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Social media is also awash with open sympathy for those posting stories of being unable to return home to their families, pets and jobs, after holidays in the afore mentioned countries.
“We are against this executive order not just because we are a global business with a diverse workforce, but because we are human beings and citizens who respect and love the fabric of our nation,” Kaufer wrote.
It seems much of the U.S. agrees, with protests occurring, nationwide. Kaufer has stated that TripAdvisor committed $5 million over the next three years to aid the global refugee crisis.
We wanted to see how Simply Holiday Deals members feel about the shocking order and how it might impact your future travels to America, with a member survey. The 420 respondents of the poll were split evenly between male and female. The majority were 56 years of age or older.
And the results may surprise you.
Do you agree with Trump’s executive order?
Surprisingly, a total of 55% of members either agree with, or are undecided about the order.
Do you believe the executive order will make America a safer place?
The majority of our members are simply not convinced that the order will make America a safer place to travel.
Will this ban potentially affect you or someone you know?
All you need to do is check your news feed, for updates of just how many people across the globe are affected by the order, including our UK members. Almost 20% of respondents claim the ban will either affect them, or someone they know.
Will this new action make you reconsider whether you want to visit America?
An overwhelming 60% of members claim the order will have absolutely no impact on their decision to visit America or not.
Would you like to see Great Britain execute a similar ban?
Given the outpouring of sympathy worldwide, the results surprisingly show that almost 50% of respondents would like to see a similar ban in the UK.
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