Trump Officials Open Border To 15,000 Greater Foreign Employees

“We’re talking about American businesses that are at risk of suffering irreparable harm if they don’t get additional H-2B workers,” he said.
The visas are for workers taking temporary jobs in the seafood, tourism, landscaping, construction and other seasonal industries — but not farm laborers.
Congress paved the way to increasing the number of H-2B workers in May when it passed an omnibus budget to avert a government shutdown.
“This is yet another example of the Administration and Congress failing to keep the Trump campaign promise of putting American workers first,” said Roy Beck, president of NumbersUSA, which lobbies to lower immigration levels.
Migrant workers on H-2B visas Adan Pozos Lopez, left, and Rafael Ramirez Cortes, right, work on the assembly line Harris’s Seafood Co’s oyster shucking plant in Grasonville, MD in 2015.

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