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4 Tech Companies Lobbying for H-1B

In the age of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on the H-1B and strict enforcement of immigration law, tech conglomerates are lobbying the Congress and White House for amnesty and more foreign labor.

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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.”

House of Cards: Paul Ryan’s Campaign to Mislead Voters on His Immigration Stance

Although New Year’s confetti is still being cleaned off the floors, Paul Ryan already issued a statement that could easily be a contender for the most remarkable statement of 2016. In a Monday interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Paul Ryan declared without a trace of humor that “People who know my record know that I’m for border enforcement, border control, not for amnesty.”

Jeff Sessions Challenges Paul Ryan

While members of House Freedom Caucus are giving Paul Ryan a public pass on the omnibus, populist thought leader Jeff Sessions is weighing in strongly. Sessions, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, chided Ryan for making publicly false statements about the contents of the legislation.

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.