Tag: Guest workers

Speaker Ryan Asks GOP Panel For Amnesty Plan

House Speaker Paul Ryan has created a 10-person panel to draft a GOP immigration plans in response to President Donald Trump’s no-wall deal support of the Democrats huge ‘dream’ amnesty.

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White House Posts ‘Hire American’ Executive Order

President Donald Trump’s White House has released the text of his new “hire American” Executive Order, which orders a multi-agency reform of the nation’s many guest-worker programs to help raise Americans’ wages and salaries.

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Labor Secretary Nominee Moving Closer to Donald Trump’s Populist Priorities

Andy Puzder’s promised support for Trump’s pro-American reforms gives Americans a good way to measure Puzder’s performance in the job if he is confirmed by the Senate, said Mark Krikorian, director of the Center for Immigration Studies. “We’ll see if his actions as Labor Secretary show that he really has change his [CEO] thinking.”

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Shock: Americans’ Wages Dropping Fast in 2016

Federal data released Aug. 9 shows that Americans’ wages are dropping again, seven years after President Barack Obama declared the economy had recovered from the property-bubble — and three months before the 2016 election.

GOP Legislators Push Plan That Could Replace Americans, Import 264,000 Foreign Workers

The complex bill is a gift to donors and businesses because it allow them to reduce wages, thus justifying their demand for cheaper H-2B visa workers. It also provides a huge loophole that technically keeps the current annual cap of 66,000 H-2B workers — but excludes from the cap any H-2B workers who got a H-2B visa in the prior three years. That clever loophole would allow employers to simultaneously hire up to four years of H-2B workers, or 264,000 foreign workers in place of 264,000 Americans.