The policy has delivered at least 78,000 extra H-4 work-permits to the spouses of foreign H-1B guest workers. Many of the spouses are white-collar graduates who compete for the jobs also sought by young American graduates. A regulation to end the H-4 giveaway is “on the table” an agency official told Breitbart News. If published in the federal register, it will be enforced after 60 days but likely will be tangled up in business-funded lawsuits.
The House has already approved the $1.6 billion in border-wall funding, so the Democrats’ next best chance to stop the funding is a vote on the Senate floor. The wall funding is just 3 percent of the over $51.6 billion bill, which funds all aspects of homeland spending in 2018. The committee refused to add funding for 850 extra repatriation officers or funding to increase detention space for the rising wave of migrants who claim asylum at the border.
The decision to not extend the TPS status is required by law, said a senior administration official. He said:The 59,000 TPS Haitians now in the United States can either return home or seek alternative legal status to remain, the official said. After that date, the Haitians will be treated as illegal aliens if they do not have alternative legal status, such as citizenship via marriage. Many of the 59,000 Haitians were living illegally in the United States when the earthquake hit their homeland.
GOP-led Senate committee funds border wall, but only $1.6b for 74 miles. It also denies funding for extra repatriation officers and the extra jail beds needed to end 'catch & release' of migrants who claim asylum. https://t.co/qJTs4xwk5P
High Country News shows how the federal H-2B program hollows out Western towns by outsourcing local forestry jobs to foreign migrant workers. Contractors gain, communities lose. https://t.co/pk6c5HgQn1
DHS has drafted a plan to stop giving work-permits to the spouses of roughly 550,000 resident H-1B foreign white-collar workers. Business will fight b/c every reduction in foreign workers raises wages for American graduates. https://t.co/D3KbVtuAvJ
Donald Trump's art of the deal: DHS is ending TPS status for 59,000 resident Haitians, but hints it will agree to let them (& other TPS & DACA illegals) stay if Democrats vote to end chain-immigration and visa lottery https://t.co/rzf1Ecg53c
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