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Trump’s ‘Hire American’

The proposed restructure of the infamous H-1B temporary foreign worker visa program that has been used by Silicon Valley to dump U.S. tech workers is another example of President Trump honoring his “Buy American and Hire American” executive order.

The Department of Homeland Security’s December 3 proposed regulatory filing to merge the H-1B’s 65,000 temporary foreign worker allotment with the 20,000 specialty occupations exemption allotment, and then require applicants to electronically pre-register, would effectively end outsourcing of routine U.S. jobs, such as health therapists, pharmacists, teachers, fashion designers, and software programmers to foreign workers.

Republican president George H.W. Bush joined Democratic senator Ted Kennedy to pass the Immigration Act of 1990 that expanded U.S. foreign worker visas, implemented family chain migration, and launched the H-1B visa for 65,000 high-skilled workers.

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