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Trump is 100% right to suspend H1-B, H2-B, J, and L visas

By Patrick follow Patrick   2020 Jun 30, 12:24pm 111 views   6 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


On June 22, President Trump signed an executive order suspending several temporary foreign guest worker programs in an effort to create economic opportunities for displaced Americans who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the president’s clearly stated intentions, the order received immediate critical scrutiny. Many argued it would reduce skilled workers, since Americans do not offer the same skill sets as those abroad. This could not be farther from the truth — the truth is that America offers a robust work force that should be prioritized during an unprecedented economic crisis, and the president’s order could not have come at a better time.

The president’s executive order simply prioritizes millions of unemployed Americans who offer the same, if not arguably better, skillsets than workers abroad. The proclamation suspends several foreign visas categories — including the H1-B, H2-B, J, and L visas — and range from high skilled positions in the tech industry to lower skilled positions in the hospitality industry. The notion that businesses cannot find Americans who can fill in for these positions is comical. ...

Foreign labor, especially during a global pandemic, brings economic consequences —and this idea is far from being fringe. Americans have made clear that competition from foreign labor at a time of record unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic warrants immigration restrictions. Curtailing immigration and guest worker admissions is supported by 79 percent of the American public and cuts across all party, ideological, and demographic lines. In other recent polling, strong majorities of voters in ten battleground states agreed that “limiting admission of new immigrants and guest workers will improve the chances of laid-off American workers being rehired. ...

The corporate business lobby has painted a distorted image that only further reinforces their greed and self-interest. Americans know they boast the skills to replace most foreign guest labor and are hungry for better economic opportunities during an unprecedented economic crisis that shows no sign of abating soon.”

The whole point of all these programs is prevent Americans from being paid well so that stockholders can take all those savings as profit.

There is no other reason they exist. It is pure political corruption.

71% of Silicon Valley is H1B's doing easy ordinary work that most Americans could do, like QA. Tech shareholders are the beneficiaries of these programs, at the expense of American workers' wages.

BLM and the protesters should be egging the houses of the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon. They are the enemies of fair wages for US tech workers, and they contribute exclusively to Democrats in order to keep US citizens poor.

Trump is right, and the Democrats on the take from tech CEOs are wrong.

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1   NoCoupForYou   ignore (4)   2020 Jun 30, 12:29pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Big Tech: "Wear your mask! Stay Home! But fly in 100k's of people to work in our offices from Asia. RIGHT NOW! NO DELAY! "
2   Eric Holder   ignore (0)   2020 Jun 30, 12:31pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

A friend working in a big tech company reported that the mad push to quickly roll everybody through performance review process by the end of this month (usually a precursor for big layoffs) has been suddenly put on hold "until further notice". They employ shitload of H1Bs, of course.
3   Booger   ignore (7)   2020 Jun 30, 12:39pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

A lot of employers are going to be seriously butt hurt.
4   TrumpingTits   ignore (3)   2020 Jun 30, 2:52pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Booger says
A lot of employers are going to be seriously butt hurt.

Yup. Good think I picked this time to be unemployed. :)
5   Eric Holder   ignore (0)   2020 Jun 30, 2:56pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

TrumpingTits says
Booger says
A lot of employers are going to be seriously butt hurt.

Yup. Good think I picked this time to be unemployed. :)

There is a silver lining behind every cloud! =))
6   Patrick   ignore (1)   2020 Jun 30, 5:31pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Booger says
A lot of employers are going to be seriously butt hurt.

Mostly Apple, Google, and Facebook execs.

They will have to pay Americans American wages.

Tech was never Trump's friend in the least, so he loses nothing by this, and gains votes.

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