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DHS Nielsen OK’s Visas for 30,000 Extra H-2B Workers

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will allow the importation of 30,000 extra foreign laborers for landscapers, resorts, and other businesses despite President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” promise that has helped raise blue-collar wages by four percent in 2018.

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Chuck Schumer Hints at Extra Border Wall Funding

The Democrats’ Senate leader, Chuck Schumer, suggested to reporters Tuesday that he could endorse spending more than $1.6 billion in 2019 for President Donald Trump’s border wall.

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Report: GOP Cuts Funds for Rep. Yoder in Tough Race

GOP leaders have withdrawn $1.2 million in promised campaign funding for Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder, who is facing a tough reelection race after endorsing a series of job-outsourcing programs in an August vote, according to TheHill.com.

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DHS Tightens Curbs on H-1B Program

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security have tightened an obscure regulation in the H-1B visa-worker program, likely curbing companies’ ability to outsource more white-collar jobs to cheap foreign college-graduates.

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