Democrat/Republican Congress men/women are bringing in more illegals to work because they continue killing our future work force with abortion. They bring the illegals in and they never leave because they don’t enforce the visas. Reason: The government officials don’t do their job – too busy watching porn.
This Issue: An agreement between Republicans staffers and lobbyist group would double the number of H-2B guest worker visas available.
This week it was reported that Congressional Republicans were working on legislation that would permanently double the number of H-2B guest worker visas given out each year, from 66,000 to 132,000. These visas are used by employers to bring in foreign workers to take jobs in landscaping, food service, meat processing, hospitality services, janitorial and housekeeping work, and other lower-skilled, non-agricultural occupations.
As reported in the Breitbart story included in this newsletter, Republican Members of Congress “have cut a deal with the business lobby to allow businesses to import as many foreign workers — instead of hiring blue-collar Americans — so long as they meet certain requirements.”
This agreement to displace more American workers comes at the same time the Department of Labor announced that unemployment claims had been climbing for the last three weeks of November, a troubling sign heading into the Christmas hiring season. It is also an unprecedented move.
The The Washington Times reported that there was a Memorandum of Understanding between staffers for Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SC), and Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) with a lobbying group named the H-2B Workforce Coalition and the Seasonal Employment Alliance. This MOU purportedly is an agreement to double H-2B visas in exchange for businesses using E-Verify to check new hires, and, over a period of years, check hires as far back as 2012. However, any unauthorized worker on the payroll could be replaced with an H-2B worker without that additional guest worker counting against the cap. Perversely, this may allow some employers to replace illegal alien employees, who may be making more money and may leave to take a job with another employee, with a legal guest worker who earns less and is tied to a specific employer.
Commenting on the MOU, NumbersUSA Deputy Director Chris Chmielenski told the
The Washington Times:
I don’t ever recall seeing a formal agreement between Congressional staff and employers to draft legislation to increase employers’ access to cheap, foreign labor….Donald Trump won the White House by running on a pro-American-worker immigration message, but his party lost control of the House during the midterms by abandoning that message. This agreement is evidence that Republicans haven’t learned from their recent election losses.
NumbersUSA Director of Government Relations told Breitbart:
In 28 years of working in Washington, I have never seen congressional staffers sign an agreement with lobbying organizations to produce special-interest legislation that directly benefits those lobbying groups….I’m sure their constituents would love to hear them explain why they are so eager to help employers keep wages down for lower-skilled American workers.
With wages stagnant for working Americans and more than 40 million Americans out of work, Congress should not be trying to make things worse.
Take Action: Tell your Member of Congress NOT to allow an increase in H-2B guest workers.
Fri, Nov 30th
Congressional Republicans have reportedly cut a deal to permanently double the number H-2B guest worker visas given out each year. These visas are used by employers to bring in foreign workers to take jobs in landscaping, food service, meat processing, hospitality services, janitorial and housekeeping work, and other lower-skilled, non-agricultural occupations.
Pres. Trump Says No DACA Until After Court Review
Wed, Nov 28th
Pres. Trump told Politico that he won’t support legislation that includes a DACA amnesty until after the courts make a final ruling on the challenge from the state of Texas. Texas and several other states are challenging the legality of the Obama-era executive amnesty that has granted work permits to 900,000 illegal aliens since 2014. Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen could issue a ruling at any time.
Mexican Poll: 7 in 10 Negative About Caravan
Teu, Nov 27th
NBC News reported on a survey conducted by El Universal, a popular Mexican newspaper, that found about seven in 10 Mexicans have a negative view about Central American caravan migrants. It also found that 52 percent of Mexicans oppose giving work permits to the migrants, 52 percent want those without legal documents blocked from entering Mexico and 55 percent support cracking down on future caravans.
Australia Considers Legal Immigration Reductions
Wed, Nov 28th
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government is considering reducing its annual legal immigration cap from 190,000 to 160,000, a 16 percent reduction. Morrison said “Australians in our biggest cities are concerned about population. They are saying: enough, enough, enough. The roads are clogged, the buses and trains are full. The schools are taking no more enrollments. I hear what you are saying. I hear you loud and clear.”
Trump’s Blocking of Caravan Appeals to Most Midterm Voters’ Preference
Tue, Nov 27th
In blocking Central American caravans from entering the United States, Pres. Trump appears to be pursuing a popular solution, according to a national survey of Americans who voted in the midterm congressional elections. The poll taken in the days after the election found most voters (58%) preferring that the caravan be stopped before its members cross the U.S. border from Mexico.
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