(credit: Paul Miller)
President Donald Trump has been good to the American Civil Liberties—that is, his policies have.

The New York-based civil rights group said it collected as much as $24 million in donations over the weekend in response to the president’s executive order on immigration.
So what’s a nearly century-old civil-rights law firm to do with all that cash? Well, join Y Combinator as a non-profit tech startup—of course—and receive the startup accelerator’s mentorship. Y Combinator president Sam Altman announced Tuesday that the ACLU is joining the winter batch of companies, where it will receive guidance and even present to investors.
“The ACLU will have full access to the Y Combinator network and community, and they will present at Demo Day in March,” he said. “We are hopeful that the YC community will join us in supporting this important work.
In particular, if you’re an engineer and want to spend some time helping them out, let us know. We’ll keep you updated on opportunities.”
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