Trump Management To Permit For 15,000 Extra Foreign Employees

Trump administration to allow for 15,000 more foreign workersThe Department of Homeland Security will issue up to 15,000 visas allowing U.S. companies to hire temporary, non-agricultural workers, an announcement that comes as President Donald Trump has pushed a “Hire American” theme and at the start of the administration’s “Made in America” week.
Last April, Trump signed an executive order aimed at codifying his “Buy American, Hire American” pledge, ordering federal agencies to examine government practices and review all programs under which foreign workers enter the U.S.
The influx of additional foreign workers into the U.S. labor pool appears to at least contrast with the president’s regular campaign-trail refrain that his White House would advocate in favor of “Buy American, Hire American” practices.
“Congress gave me the discretionary authority to provide temporary relief to American businesses at risk of significant harm due to a lack of available seasonal workers,” Kelly said.
It is the first of a series of theme weeks announced by the White House, which will also include “American Heroes” week and “American Dreams” week.

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