[Rushtalk] Trump rolls out plan to curb legal immigration, Yeah Right

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Fri Aug 4 06:06:58 MDT 2017


Unfortunately, this is a good idea but is getting little support from
congress. It is not up to Trump to keep his word as he cannot
unilaterally do much.

On 8/4/2017 1:21 AM, Tom Matiska wrote:
> I don't have a problem with legal aliens who are here to work, nor do
> I remember Trump saying that.   This piece is based on the lefty
> mantra that Trump's criticism of illegal immigration is a attack on
> all immigration.   Don't buy into that spin.   Tom  
>
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> On Friday, August 4, 2017 12:12 AM, Carl Spitzer <cwsiv at juno.com> wrote:
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> Trump needs to keep his word on this and become consistant
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>   *Mar-a-Lago asks to hire more foreign workers*
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> By Max Greenwood <http://thehill.com/author/max-greenwood>- 07/20/17
> 03:49 PM EDT 2,629
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> Mar-a-Lago asks to hire more foreign workers © Getty Images President
> Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida filed requests with the
> government on Thursday to hire 70 temporary foreign workers as cooks
> <https://lcr-pjr.doleta.gov/index.cfm?event=ehLCJRExternal.dspJobOrderView&frm=lcjr&task=view_job_order&view=external&lcjr_id=116826>,
> housekeepers
> <https://lcr-pjr.doleta.gov/index.cfm?event=ehLCJRExternal.dspJobOrderView&frm=lcjr&task=view_job_order&view=external&lcjr_id=116824> and
> servers
> <https://lcr-pjr.doleta.gov/index.cfm?event=ehLCJRExternal.dspJobOrderView&frm=lcjr&task=view_job_order&view=external&lcjr_id=116833>
> at the private club, according to records posted by the Labor Department.
>
> The jobs would begin on Oct. 1 and end in May 2018, according to the
> filings. Those positions would take advantage of the H-2B visa
> program, which allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nations to the
> country for temporary, non-agricultural work.
>
> The Trump National Golf Course in Jupiter, Fla., also filed a request
> <https://lcr-pjr.doleta.gov/index.cfm?event=ehLCJRExternal.dspJobOrderView&frm=lcjr&task=view_job_order&view=external&lcjr_id=116830>
> to hire temporary foreign workers as cooks for the same period of time.
>
> ADVERTISEMENT
> The requests came as the White House celebrates what it has designated
> "Made in America Week," highlighting American-made products and
> re-upping the administration's emphasis on bringing jobs back to the U.S.
>
> Employers must establish that there are not enough American workers
> <https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-workers/h-2b-temporary-non-agricultural-workers>
> able or willing to fill the temporary positions in order to qualify
> for H-2B classification. 
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> The cook positions at both Mar-a-Lago and the golf course pay $13.34
> per hour, according to the filings. The server jobs pay $11.88 per
> hour, while the housekeeping positions pay $10.33 per hour.
>
> As a presidential candidate and in his first six months in office,
> Trump touted the importance of U.S. manufacturing and labor and
> savaged international trade agreements, saying they have killed
> American jobs. 
>
> The president signed an executive order in April promoting what he has
> dubbed a "Buy American, Hire American" agenda. The order also
> tightened rules on granting H-1B visas to skilled foreign workers.
>
> But the Trump administration moved to expand the H-2B program on
> Monday, saying it would offer an additional 15,000 visas because not
> enough American workers are willing or able to fill the country's
> employment needs for the rest of the 2017 fiscal year.
>
> Trump has defended the hiring of foreign workers at Mar-a-Lago, saying
> during an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in September that
> "getting help in Palm Beach during the season is almost impossible."
>
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>     President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind legislation
>     that looks to curb the level of legal immigration into the United
>     States
>     <http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/02/politics/trump-skills-immigration-plan-cotton-perdue/index.html>
>     by proposing a skills-based system.
>
>     Top White House aides have been working with Republican Sens.
>     David Perdue and Tom Cotton on a bill that -- if passed -- would
>     dramatically remake the current immigration system, which allows a
>     number of ways to bring family members to the US along with
>     job-based visas.
>
>     Trump cast the proposal as a way to protect American workers by
>     reducing unskilled immigration and creating a merit-based system
>     that grades possible immigrants based on their ability to work in
>     the United States.
>
>     "It has not been fair to our people, to our citizens, to our
>     workers," Trump said of the current immigration system,
>     specifically citing low-income and minority workers. The bill,
>     Trump said, "would represent the most significant reform to our
>     immigration system in half a century."
>
>     The effort is expected to be met with skepticism from both
>     Democrats and Republicans. But Trump's support could help the
>     measure gain traction.
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>   *Trump signs this but, for his business, it is a whole different
> thing,*
> http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/342996-mar-a-lago-asks-to-hire-more-foreign-workers
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