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NY Times: Business Needs More Foreign H-1B Workers, Stat!

CEOs and investors need the government to import more foreign graduates for U.S. jobs because “a sustained reduction in immigration could dampen growth,” says a report in the New York Times.  

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Congress Floods White-Collar Labor Markets

Federal data shows that legal immigrants are filling a growing share of several upper-middle class professions which have seen little salary growth since 2000.

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WashPost: Farm Wages Are Just Too High

The government should allow farm companies to import an army of minimum-wage foreign workers to pick and process the fruits preferred by upper-income consumers, according to an op-ed in the Washington Post. 

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CEOs Push Trump to Import More Cheap College-Grad Visa-Workers

CEOs are pressing President Donald Trump to dramatically raise the inflow of foreign graduates, but any corporate giveaway would freeze growing hope for a middle-class salary boost before the 2018 or 2020 elections. 

H-2B

DHS Prepares H-2B Reform Plan

The Department of Homeland Security is drafting recommendations for Congress to reform the H-2B cheap-labor program, according to a July 6 letter to Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate’s judiciary committee. 

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College-Grad Salaries Cut by Hidden Army of 1.5 Million Visa-Workers

Salaries for American college-graduates are barely keeping pace with inflation, but the editor of an influential progressive website says the government should print an unlimited number of visas for foreign college-graduates so they can compete for white-collar jobs in the United States.