The amicus brief – a document that is filed by people or groups that are not a directly a party to a court action, but have an interest in it – was first filed this weekend by 96 mostly tech companies. Thirty-one companies joined in on that brief Monday, bringing the total number of signers to 127.
According to The Associated Press, about 58 percent of the engineers and other high-skill employees in Silicon Valley were born outside the U.S.
The president’s travel ban went into effect on Jan. 27. The executive order called for a suspension of the U.S. refugee admissions program for 120 days, a ban on Syrian refugees entering the country and a ban on entry of refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries, among other immigration restrictions.