Uber Continues Service During JFK Protest, Gets Harsh Backlash

Many Uber users are deleting the application from their phones after the ride-hailing service continued to give rides at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York while taxi drivers were striking against Donald Trump’s newly-implemented travel ban.

Trump’s travel ban bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations entry into the United States.

The executive action has received harsh criticism and ignited protests around the country.

RELATED: ‘Protests Erupt at Dulles, Other Airports Following Travel Ban’

Now, people are expressing their frustration with Uber on social media.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s close ties to Donald Trump have made the company a target of criticism. Kalanick said on Saturday that he will speak to Trump about the recent immigration order.

Numerous public figures joined in on the roast.

Looks like #TarajiPHenson has joined the #DeleteUber movement!

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Uber has released a statement on the matter, you can find it here.

Kalanick called out other CEOs on Trump’s economic advisory group.

Meanwhile, ride-hailing service and Uber competitor Lyft has has pledged to donate $1 million to the ACLU following Trump’s immigration order.

Atlanta rapper Madeintyo, whose song “Uber Everywhere” blew up in 2016, has a new motto:

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