Friday, May 5, 2017

Trump's Big CON: “Hire American” Pledge

"So much for President Trump’s 'Hire American' promise.

Just two weeks after Trump signed an executive order vowing to crack down on a program designed to import high-skilled foreign labor, a provision slipped into the budget compromise with Democrats this week could double the number of visas for low-wage, seasonal workers such as those in the landscaping, forestry and hospitality industries.

The guest worker visa, known as the H-2B, is the exact kind that helps Trump staff his Mar-a-Lago golf resort."

Read the Washington Post, Despite Trump’s “Hire American” pledge, budget bill would dramatically expand the number of foreign workers.