Skip to comments.Trump seeks deal on foreign workers that could anger base
Posted on 02/20/2020 11:40:00 AM PST by Mariner
The White House can't get its broad immigration proposal moving, so officials are pursuing a narrow deal that would please the business community but might go against the president's campaign promise to reduce overall immigration.
In recent months, the administration has been in talks with senators about legislation that would create new categories of temporary worker visas or lengthen the allotted stays for those workers, among other possible changes, according to four people familiar with the discussions.
A White House official confirmed the ongoing negotiations on the guest worker proposal and said the effort is an attempt to generate action on a smaller immigration proposal after a larger one stalled and won few adherents.
Weve also been listening to stakeholders, the official said. Weve also developed points of view on what the temporary system should look like.
A broadening of temporary worker visas is a policy change the business community has long sought, arguing companies in industries like construction and agriculture can't hire enough workers to meet demand. But immigration activists seeking to reduce migration worry such changes would raise the number of foreigners coming to the U.S.
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No matter other circumstance.
He won’t lose mine, but I’m not a fan of this.
I really can’t not vote for him and risk one of these other utterly insane lunatics getting in there.
And its from Politico... so you know it must be true.
< /sarc (was that needed?)
“And its from Politico... so you know it must be true.”
So now POTUS and the White House have an opportunity to deny it.
I’d rethink that..
or get use to “President Sanders”
because no vote does not advance trumps numbers at all.
For the record, I don’t agree with this plan either.
I'm sure Bernie will suit you, then.
Trump is correct and this is needed.
Fake news from Politico!
They should be banned to DU!
long live stalin
You would vote for somebody that advances more “temporary” workers to take American jobs?
May as well vote for Bernie. Or Hiawatha.
“Trump is correct and this is needed.”
Support that assertion, please.
a. This is from ‘Politico’ so take it with a grain of salt, and...
b. We had ALL better crawl across broken glass to vote for President Trump in November. The alternative is unthinkable, and...
c. Any one of us here COULD find a reason every week to not vote for him. Everyone has a deal-breaker, but we need to consider the long game and remember all thathe’s done for us so far - SO MUCH MORE than ANY President since Ronald Reagan, and...
d. I’m going to go count the GAINS in my IRA and my PMs, and my increasing property values now...just to keep my mind right, LOL! KAG! 2020 Landslide Ahead! :)
Build the friggin wall, do away with birthright citizenship, deport half the 30 - 40 million illegals here already and then reassess whether we need more immigrants (we dont). THE STENCH OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS IN THE AIR!
I don’t know this is needed but don’t people want those in this country to be here legally?? imo this will help further kill illegal immigration...
I am against ILLEGAL immigration, but I have no issues with increased legal immigration as long as due diligence is done in the vetting process and they put a stop to the chain migration and anchor baby/birthright citizenship crap.
And keep building the wall.
If voters could manage a Trump wave and remove the Never-Trumpers and give him an improved congress to work with instead of these entrenched shysters, he might get a decent overhaul of the system.
You're a one issue voter and it's this one? Really? This one?
you wanna walk that back or put it in context?
Just the other day, it was said that the only allowable immigration would be educated, skilled people...
Consider the source, folks, and keep yer powder dry.
Don’t stare at the trial balloon floated in the press to drive the masses
Getting weak in the knees....
Trust the plan, not the MSM!
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