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Well, actually, we know it’s Merrick Garland, but this story shows it is so much more. “DOJ sues SpaceX for hiring discrimination: The lawsuit claims that SpaceX discouraged refugees and asylees from applying.” So, Elon Musk requires a green card and this is a bad thing.
In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, the DOJ claims that, from at least September 2018 to May 2022, SpaceX discouraged refugees and asylees from applying to the company “by wrongly stating that SpaceX can only hire U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.”
The lawsuit indicates that SpaceX has been on the DOJ’s radar for some time. In May 2020, the DOJ’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER) opened an investigation into whether SpaceX was discriminating against potential hires based on citizenship or immigration status.
If giving access to our best space technology is a right of people who show up on our borders unsought out for their skill and expertise, then the inmates are truly running the asylum and have been for some time.Published in