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Thursday, July 27, 2017
TRUMP TO BRING IN FOREIGN WORKERS
Sessions and Transgender enlistees aren’t the only one’s getting stabbed in the
back by Trump. He seemed so sincere about protecting Americans from job loss.
1.2.The Department of
Homeland Security on Monday (July 17) announced a one-time increase of 15,000
additional visas for low-wage seasonal workers for the remainder of this fiscal
year, a seeming about-face from President Trump's "Hire
American" rhetoric, following heavy lobbying from fisheries,
hospitality and other industries that rely on temporary foreign workers.
The increase represents a 45 percent bump from the number
of H-2B visas normally issued for the second half of the fiscal year, said
senior Homeland Security officials in a call with reporters.
The visas are for workers taking temporary jobs in the
seafood, tourism, landscaping, construction and other seasonal industries — but
not farm laborers.”
Trump didn’t waste any
time.Conflict of interest here.I bet if Trump raised wages he could get the
2.JULY 20 ”The Trump Organization is asking the
federal government for special visas to hire scores of foreign workers for two
of President Trump's private clubs in Florida — the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm
Beach and the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter.
The requests for H-2B
visas, posted on the Department
of Labor website, are for 26 cooks, nearly 50 waiters and
waitresses, plus housekeepers, a hostess and a bartender. The jobs range in pay
from just under $12 to less than $14 an hour. Mar-a-Lago and the Jupiter club
have relied on foreign workers in past years for staffing during their peak
seasons, which run October through May.
This year, the request for
foreign workers comes in the middle of "Made
in America" week at the White House.
Trump, who has had his own line of ties manufactured overseas, says he wants
U.S. companies to focus this week on ways to create more opportunities for
3.American companies get visas for workers when
they way they can’t find any in the U.S.I personally know of an organization that offered salaries so low no
self-respecting American professional would take the job.Low ball the salary to get no American
workers and then use that as an excuse to import foreign workers.
these jobs could and would be filled by Americans if they were offered competitive,
American workers get
shafted again by American business. Trump is an accomplice.