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Politico: ‘Union Members Snub Biden for Trump’

Union leaders are trying to drag their members into Joe Biden’s column amid strong union support for President Donald Trump’s pro-worker policies, according to Politico.

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Amnesty Groups Demand Bailout for Cities, States that Rely on Illegal Migrants

The unemployment rate for illegal migrants in the United States reached almost 30 percent during the coronavirus crash, says a California advocacy report that urges…

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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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Report: Mass Migration Drains Social Security Funds

Mass immigration drains Social Security funding, despite a short-term sugar high, says a report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

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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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Data: Reshoring of U.S. Jobs Spiked in 2019 But Offshoring Continues

Reshoring of jobs to the United States spiked in 2019 to the highest rate, outside the Great Recession period, since at least 2002, though corporations…

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Fact Check: Trump Agenda Brought Minnesota’s Iron Range ‘Roaring Back’

During the second evening of the Republican National Convention (RNC), life-long Democrat Bob Vlaisaljevich, the mayor of Eveleth, Minnesota, said President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda had…

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Never Trump Activist: How Trump Beat the Swamp on Blue-Collar Illegal Migration

President Donald Trump built his promised border barriers by fighting and overcoming deep opposition from the so-called swamp, according to a top pro-establishment aide who…

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Fact Check: Democrats’ Green Energy Plans Likely to Eliminate One Million U.S. Jobs

Democrats falsely claim Biden’s plan to re-enter the Paris Climate Accord will “provide meaningful opportunities for workers.”

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Joe Biden: Illegal Migrants ‘Enrich’ America

The nation’s population of illegal migrants is “enriching our country,” Democratic candidate Joe Biden said in a July 28 statement.

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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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Blue Collar American Men Fall Out of Labor Force at Highest Rate in 20 Years

The labor force participation rate among working class, native-born American men has hit a 20-year low, research shows.

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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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Billionaire Koch Network: ‘Critical’ to Increase Legal Immigration While 30M Americans are Jobless

The pro-mass immigration Koch brothers’ network of billionaire, donor class organizations is begging President Trump not to reduce foreign worker competition against the roughly 30…

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Big Business Complains of Labor Shortage, High Wages While 22M Americans Out of Work

Big business and Big Agriculture is complaining of labor shortages and high wages while the Chinese coronavirus crisis has spurred mass unemployment with at least…

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