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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” he loses my vote.”
Oh Goody. This country never has enough Never Trumpers.
“You’re a one issue voter and it’s this one? Really? This one? “
Yes, this one.
Immigration is my bottom line.
I compromised when my effective tax rate went up.
I compromised over increasing troop deployments.
But I will not compromise over immigration.
Alos, that those immigrants would be able to take care of themselves...No more handouts...
How many of these Trump is going to sell out his base Bullcrap articles to we see every few months being crapped out by the MSM with anonymous sources or just plain made up stories?
Stop falling for this crap
If you think robbing more Americans of good jobs is a good idea and needed, Bloomberg is your man.
I am so lukewarm about Trump these days. And think is happening all over.
Trump has to choose between the people and the corporations. If he chooses the latter, our country and culture will be more diluted and the left will gain more power from immigrants who do not love this country and culture in their bones.
Further, confidence from the middle class will wane. Trump has thrown Middle Class crumbs. I could cry over this.
Bernie will gain over tje anove.
You sound like a Bernie Bra
I agree, Sanders would make a better president if Trump increases guest workers, troll.
We are at the point where political leaders and business pundits celebrate an annual GDP growth rate of 2.5% that would have been considered a pathetic economic performance just a couple of decades ago. Thats a huge indicator of our demographic disaster thats unfolding right now.
Meh. Rock on, die hard, principled FReeper FRiend.
Means a LOT coming from you.
Yeah, all of these room temperature IQ third world savages they want to import are going to pay our retirement out of their welfare checks. Sure. Now I get it. LOL!
Maybe they’ll take a break from their jihad/reconquista/savagery to do it.
Bush League Republicans must have new slaves.
“I am against ILLEGAL immigration, but I have no issues with increased legal immigration”
I have issues with increased LEGAL immigration. According to the census, 25% of people living in America are immigrants or the children of immigrants. This orgy of immigration is flooding America with 3rd world people who do not love our history, our culture, the founders, etc.
They are deliberately changing the culture of America into their globalist vision.
We need several decades of -absolutely- minimal immigration. Like the 1920s through the mid 60s.
I’m sure Bernie will suit you, then.
Hillary Criminal and her SOCOTUS “suited” Graham and Romney. Doug Jones suited Shelby. Etc.
We're on the same page with this. I'd add one more thing... A 20 year moratorium on any new immigration while we reassess.
So you sit at home, or become a Bernie Bro? lol.
Or maybe defacto support Hillary and then run for the Senate on the GOP ticket?
“Thats a huge indicator of our demographic disaster thats unfolding right now.”
The answer to slacking demographics isn’t to flood the country with unskilled third worlders just to get the number up. That is like a rental car company not getting enough new cars to make their fleet the size they want, so they fill their hole in the fleet with 20 year old rusted out farted-in, smoked-in, 1000-dollar hoopty beaters with bad tires.
I wouldn’t want to buy stock in that company.
No, he doesnt. Get a grip and grow up. Look around your home. Almost everything you see was produced and delivers to you by people working for corporations. That includes your heat and electricity, too.
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