Category: Groups

WSJ: Business Groups Fighting Trump’s Visa Reform Want Loopholes
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WSJ: Business Groups Fighting Trump’s Visa Reform Want Loopholes

Business groups are still fighting President Donald Trump’s draft plan to create jobs for Americans by temporarily closing three pipelines of foreign visa workers, the Wall Street Journal reported on June 11. “Senior officials at the White House, the Department of Homeland Security and the Labor Department have been working for several months on the…

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Islamic Groups ‘Thrilled’ About Governors Approving More Refugees
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Islamic Groups ‘Thrilled’ About Governors Approving More Refugees

Islamic organizations say they are “thrilled” about nearly 40 state governors, including 17 Republicans, approving more refugee resettlement for their states thus far. For fiscal year 2020, President Donald Trump will continue cutting refugee admissions by reducing former President Barack Obama’s refugee inflow by at least 80 percent. This reduction would mean a maximum of 18,000 refugees…

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Reform Groups Rally Opposition to Farmworker Amnesty Vote on Wednesday
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Reform Groups Rally Opposition to Farmworker Amnesty Vote on Wednesday

Reform groups are pressuring GOP and Democrat legislators to vote against a draft bill that would amnesty at least 500,000 illegal farmworkers and replace them with an expanding inflow of government-delivered, powerless, and low-wage H-2A visa workers. The amnesty-and-replacement bill is likely to pass on Wednesday. But it will be easier to stop in the…

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