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India Demands Bonfire of Migration Laws in Return for Trade Deal

Theresa May has been told Britain must ditch its border controls in return for a trade deal with India, with the UK warned by officials that it “needs Indians”. Ahead of the Prime Minister’s two-day visit to India, figures have blasted

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NYT: How Big Business Games H-1B Visa Program

Huge international outsourcing firms are manipulating the federal H-1B visa program to profit from cheap white-collar labor by flooding the U.S. visa office with hundreds of thousands of applications, effectively sidelining applications by many smaller American companies, says a report in the New York Times.

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Rick Santorum: Senators Have ‘Obligation’ to Not Miss Important Votes

“I think voting is important and that’s what you do as a senator and to say your going to fight [for] an issue, then it would probably be a good idea to be on the floor and make the argument,” Santorum said during a sit down interview Tuesday afternoon, without naming any names of fellow GOP presidential candidates who currently hold a senate seat.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Santorum on John Boehner, Immigration, and the Pope

GOP presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) spoke exclusively to Breitbart News during Friday’s Values Voter Summit, reacting to the breaking news that House Speaker John Boehner resigned, slammed fellow GOP presidential candidates on immigration, and talked about Pope Francis.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Santorum Calls For ‘Orderly Process of Removal’ For Illegals

“Everybody is focusing on the impact of immigration policy on people who broke the law to come into this country in the first place and not on the people who are impacted by the people who came into this country,” Santorum told Breitbart News. “If we have this discussion about the impact on America and the people and how America is effected by this as opposed to … we have an obligation to people who are in this country illegally to treat them a certain way – I think it’s a much more successful approach to be able to connect with the American public and get good policy.”

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Rubio Doubles-Down on H-1B Increase Amid Microsoft Layoffs

During a speech in Chicago last week, Rubio emphasized the false narrative that a lack of skilled American workers is the cause of these massive layoffs, using the phrase “skills gap” as his hook; a code phrase which is also employed by Microsoft, Southern California Edison and other companies. In reality, there is a surplus, not shortage, of skilled U.S. workers and not enough STEM jobs to accommodate these citizens.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Top Lobbyist: America Needs More ‘Unskilled’ Immigrants

On Tuesday, President of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbyist group Fwd.US, Todd Schulte, said the United States needs to allow more “unskilled” immigrants into the workforce and falsely suggested that “for every H1B visa that is granted, nearly two jobs are created for native-born Americans.”

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Exclusive: Union Official Says ‘Corporate Greed’ Behind Push for H-1B Visas

A so-called “war on the American worker” has intensified in the Golden State. Massive layoffs are being spearheaded by the multi-billion dollar Southern California Edison utilities company, which is terminating scores of American IT workers and replacing them with immigrant IT workers, from a slew of foreign counties, who are willing to work for far less compensation. These immigrants are in the U.S. on an H-1B visa program.