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Trump Administration Allows
15,000 Temporary Worker Visas

NBC News, by Pete Williams

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/17/2017 12:23:33 PM

The Trump administration acted Monday to allow 15,000 more visas for temporary seasonal workers this year. Under authority provided by Congress, the Secretary of Homeland Security is permitted to allow the additional visas after determining that the needs of U.S. businesses can´t be satisfied with Americans willing and qualified to do the work. So-called "H2B visas" are used to bring in non-agricultural guest workers. Landscaping businesses, resorts, and other seasonal employers depend on them every year. A federal law caps the number available at 66,000 a year nationwide, but Congress gave DHS the power to

Ibelieve that this is the correct way to control those who claim to be searching for work as "migrants". By controlling those who come in for "seasonal" work needed, and then back home when done, everyone wins. That´s provided no families come with them. (I actually suggested this recently. Wonder if the Trump administration reads our website? They should.)


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Reply 1 - Posted by: seesfarwoman, 7/17/2017 12:26:57 PM     (No. 11321446)

But what if he or she has a baby while here temporarily?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 1:15:15 PM     (No. 11321489)

The hard core "deport all illegals" guy has no problems whatsoever with a properly set up, properly run operation to bring in seasonal farm workers for no more than about 4 months to pick crops. As long as they are monitored and all of them go back home, don´t get welfare or food stamps or other benefits while they are here.

And - RE: the comment above. No pregnant women.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/17/2017 3:21:35 PM     (No. 11321682)

This makes me unhappy. Grrrr.!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/18/2017 1:39:46 AM     (No. 11322245)

Speak now or forever hold your peace.
I hate this. Put welfare to work people in those job.

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