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  1. Lyft

    Uber and Lyft Choose Sides in Immigration Ban Battle

    It’s no longer just business. As New York City’s taxi drivers went on an hour-long airport strike Saturday against President Trump’s immigration ban, Uber continued operating, turning off surge pricing. This perceived opposition to the strike prompted social media outrage — and the hashtag #DeleteUber — from many in Uber’s biggest pickup zones: coastal cities. Rival ride-hailing app Lyft denounced the ban and pledged $1 million to the ACLU, while Uber’s now trying to appease customers over CEO Travis Kalanick’s role on Trump’s economic advisory board.

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