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Starbucks is offering legal help to employees affected by Trump's travel ban


Starbucks is offering legal assistance to employees affected by President Trump's executive order on immigration, according to a letter to employees obtained by ABC News. 

News of the letter came as the judicial branch hears arguments on the legality of the controversial executive order.

"Our Partner Resources team has an will continue to proactively reach out to partners who we known are impacted by the Executive Order [sic], and any related actions, to connect them to the legal resources needed for their individual scenarios," the letter continued.

Specifically, Starbucks announced a partnership with the Immigration Advisor Program -- the immigration arm of Ernst & Young -- which aims to clarify how the order affects employees and family members.

"This team, supported by legal counsel, will stay on top of all the latest developments and will continue to be available as a source for the most up-to-date and accurate information available," the letter reads.

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