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Republicans, Democrats Seek to Widen H-2B Visa Program as 20.6M Americans are Jobless

A handful of House Republicans, and two House Democrats, are circulating a plan asking the State Department to widen the H-2B visa program that brings…

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No Labor Shortage: 20.6 Million Jobless Americans Want Full-Time Jobs

Tens of millions of Americans remain jobless, but all want full-time jobs, mostly as a result of economic shutdowns spurred by the Chinese coronavirus crisis,…

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State Department Reopens Pipeline of Foreign Au Pairs to U.S. Despite Trump Order

State Department officials have issued new carve-outs to a number of visa programs, including for foreign au pairs, halted by President Trump’s executive order that…

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Thousands of Foreign Nationals Living Abroad Secure $1.2K Stimulus Checks

Thousands of foreign nationals living abroad have secured $1,200 stimulus checks meant for American citizens, a report details.

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NY Times: Trump’s Halting of J-1 Visa Drives Up Wages, Benefits for Au Pairs

President Trump’s halt of the J-1 visa program — where upper-middle-class and wealthy households are able to import cheap foreign au pairs — is driving…

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No Labor Shortage: Working Class Americans Hardest Hit by Joblessness

Working class Americans are experiencing a higher level of unemployment than middle class and white-collar professionals — showing no signs of a labor shortage —…

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Chamber of Commerce Sues Trump to Import Foreign Workers While 26M Americans Jobless

The Chamber of Commerce has filed a lawsuit against President Trump, demanding the 300,000 businesses it represents be allowed to import foreign workers while more…

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Greyhound’s Value Drops by $156M Due to Less Illegal Immigration to U.S.

The value of Greyhound Lines Inc., the intercity bus service company, has seen a drop in its value as a result of reductions to mass…

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Report: Trump’s Visa Suspension to Drive Up Wages for U.S. Professionals

President Trump’s suspension of various visa programs and regulatory reforms are set to give American workers newly found leverage in the job market, a report…

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Florida’s Ron DeSantis Makes E-Verify Mandatory for Public Employers

Florida Ron DeSantis (R-FL) signed into law this week a statewide mandatory E-Verify law that will ban public employers from hiring illegal aliens over American…

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EB-5 Visa Program Helping to Build Luxury Florida Condos for Wealthy

A little-known visa program benefitting China’s elite, peddled as a way to revitalize underserved communities, is helping to build luxury condominiums for the wealthy in…

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Exclusive–Vaughan: Trump’s ‘Bold Action’ to Halt Foreign Visa Workers Will ‘Give Relief to Americans’

President Trump’s suspension of a number of foreign visa worker programs is a “bold action” that will “give relief to Americans” in the midst of…

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Chamber of Commerce Fails to Stop Trump’s Pro-American Worker Reforms

The Chamber of Commerce was dealt a blow on Monday after failing to convince President Donald Trump not to prioritize unemployed Americans for U.S. jobs…

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Trump to Halt Foreign Visa Worker Programs to Free Up 600K U.S. Jobs for Americans

President Trump expanded an executive order on Monday, halting a series of visa programs that bring hundreds of thousands of foreign workers to the United…

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Trump to Close Loophole that Gives 50K U.S. Jobs to Border Crossers Every Year

President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will eliminate a loophole in the asylum system that gives out work permits to about 50,000 border crossers…

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