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    Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is “deeply disappointed” with President Donald Trump’s June 22 decision to shut down some of the visa worker pipelines that prevent Americans from getting jobs at Silicon Valley tech companies. “Deeply disappointed by this proclamation,” Cook said June 23. “Like Apple, this nation of immigrants has always found strength in our diversity, and hope in the enduring promise of the American Dream. There is no new prosperity without both.” But America’s voters jeered and...
    President Trump bucked the political establishment in his own party and the donor class, siding with American workers, by halting a series of foreign visa worker programs. On Monday, Trump expanded an executive order to halt the H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L-1, L-2, and J-1 visa programs while more than 40 million Americans are unemployed and underemployed. Altogether, along with regulatory reforms to asylum loopholes and the H-1B visa program, the move is expected to free up about 600,000 U.S. jobs for Americans that would have otherwise...
    The Chamber of Commerce was dealt a blow on Monday after failing to convince President Donald Trump not to prioritize unemployed Americans for U.S. jobs over imported foreign visa workers. On Monday, Trump expanded an executive order to halt the H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L-1, L-2, and J-1 visa programs while more than 40 million Americans are unemployed and underemployed. Altogether, along with regulatory reforms to asylum loopholes and the H-1B visa program, the move is expected to free up about...
    On Monday, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending a range of visa programs — including the guest worker visas, like the H1-B, commonly used by tech companies to attract overseas talent. The new restrictions apply primarily to new visa applicants or H1-B holders who are currently out of the country. A range of tech companies and industry groups have already pushed back against the proclamation, casting the order as a threat to the tech industry and US innovation more broadly....
    President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday expanding restrictions on immigration, placing a freeze on certain worker visas that will extend until the end of 2020. The order is an effort to give unemployed Americans less competition in the job market as the country recovers from the economic destruction brought by COVID-19 lockdowns. What are the details?According to NPR, the order issued by the president extends a freeze on green cards for new immigrants, and suspends a slew...
    President Trump expanded an executive order on Monday, halting a series of visa programs that bring hundreds of thousands of foreign workers to the United States to take American jobs. The order will halt the inflow of foreign worker pipelines until at least December 31. The visa programs suspended include: H-1B visas, who take white-collar U.S. jobs H-4 visas, who are the spouses of H-1B visa holders H-2B visas, who take blue-collar nonagricultural U.S. jobs L visas, who take...
    Grassroots groups of white collar professionals helped President Donald Trump overcome internal opposition to his draft executive order blocking the inflow of new H-1B visa workers until late 2020, say political insiders. American graduates and professionals helped to win the new curbs — which are likely to be announced June 22 — by lobbying legislators, and by making their views clear via email, Twitter posts, and article comments, said the insiders. Their stories and activism put a human face on...
    Disney’s executives stopped advertising on Tucker Carlson’s television show as he repeatedly urged President Donald Trump to shut down their pipeline of H-1B visa workers into the white collar jobs that would otherwise go to Americans. But the establishment media ignored the financial stakes behind the corporate cutoff of advertising in early May. Instead, the reporters portrayed the self-serving cuts as a woke corporate response to Carlson’s late-May criticism of the Black Lives Matter upsurge. Disney cut funding to Carlson...
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — International students studying in Orange and Los Angeles counties sued the Trump administration on Friday, alleging that the recent restrictions on foreign student visas makes them “pawns in a political drama.” The federal civil complaint was filed by attorneys for seven international students in Orange County. They are seeking a court order preventing the government from enforcing the policy that would retract student visas from any international students taking solely online classes in the fall. The...
    BOSTON (CBS) – It takes a lot to earn acceptance into Harvard Law School, but Rehan Staton’s story stands out, because of all the things that went wrong. The now-24-year-old from Bowie, Maryland was no student growing up. “Food insecurities, housing insecurities, I remember our HVAC system went out so in the winter it was super super cold. That all trickled down into my education,” he said. After barely getting through high school, Rehan became a sanitation worker...
    Seven international graduate students in California filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to prevent the Trump administration from enforcing guidelines issued this week that would bar them from remaining in the country if they enroll only in online courses this fall. “The … policy requiring foreign students to attend in person classes, even where their universities have determined that to do so will cost lives and endanger the campus community, in keeping with the judgment of public health experts, treats them...
    In 2000, Ion Sancho had a front-row seat to the partisan mayhem and legal posturing surrounding Florida’s presidential recount. The Florida Supreme Court asked Sancho, then supervisor of elections in Florida’s capital, to be its technical adviser—second in charge—of overseeing the recount, which the U.S. Supreme Court abruptly halted in its Bush v. Gore decision, elevating George W. Bush to the presidency. As the U.S. heads toward 2020’s general election amid a pandemic and President Trump’s continued attacks on voting from home, Sancho has...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A student at Carnegie Mellon University is speaking out about a recent ICE ruling. International students with F-1 or M-1 visas will not be allowed to participate in a fall semester that is online only. The CMU student, who did not want to be identified, is speaking out against the rules released by the Trump Administration. “I think it’s not only cruel but xenophobic during the current pandemic,” said the student. The student is speaking...
    Video shows Houston man helping officer with arrest: Dont get on his neck now Bucs Shaq Barrett signs franchise tender but files grievance against NFLPA Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Throw Virtual Wedding for Essential Worker Couple amid COVID-19 Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest just helped one couple say I do after their dream wedding was called off due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. © David M. Russell, ABC Entertainment Rasheda Patton and Anthony Presleys nuptials in St. Martin...
    BRAD FOSTER can add the British title to his countless bags for life after bagging the belt forever. Foster - who worked night shifts at Tesco throughout his fight camp - needed three defences of the Lonsdale strap to hold on to it for life. 2Brad Foster defended his British and Commonwealth belt against James Beech 2Foster lands a counter right hand on challenger Beech And the part-time key worker got the job done on points over local rival Beech,...
    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who went missing from an Iowa care center days ago has been found alive in a water-filled ditch. Volunteers had been searching for Mike Jensen, 45, since he was reported missing Monday from Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo. A worker found Jensen in the ditch, partially submerged in 4 to 5 inches of water and among cattails almost 10 feet tall, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported. The worker flagged down a passing motorist to...
    Some 76 foreign journalists working for the Voice of America in Washington are facing the possibility that their visas, many of which expire this month, may not be renewed. A spokesperson for the U.S. Agency for Global Media said Thursday that the agency is conducting a case-by-case assessment of J-1 renewal applications. The agency has 62 contractors and 14 full time employees who are in the United States on J-1 visas. An unknown number of journalists at other USAGM entities...
    This is the startling moment a British supermarket worker went down like a sack of potatoes in front of Prince Charles. The employee of the Asda retailer was speaking with the Prince of Wales at a supermarket distribution center in Bristol on Thursday when he began swaying before dropping to the ground, the Independent reported. Charles, 71, reached out to the man but not in time to stop him from plunging backward. “Dear, oh dear,” he said as people rushed...
    WHO sends team to China to set up investigation into COVID-19 origins: report West Indies into 31-run lead over England in 1st test Prince Charles Experiences Scary Moment When Man Faints Mid-Conversation During Royal Outing Prince Charles witnessed a scary moment firsthand when a man he was speaking with during a royal outing unexpectedly fainted and fell to the ground. © Shutterstock Prince Charles Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall stepped out Thursday to thank workers at a supermarket...
    Prince Charless unflappability was given a stern test yesterday as a man he was chatting to at an Asda distribution centre passed out cold in front of him. The Royal was on a tour of the facility in Bristol with wife Camilla when the unnamed worker fainted. The man had been introduced to Charles and the pair were exchanging pleasantries when he suddenly lurched from side to side before collapsing backwards to the ground to the Princes initial shock. Charles,...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- California sued the Trump administration Thursday to challenge a new policy that would deprive foreign students of their U.S. visas if their fall classes are held solely online, while USC offered free in-person classes to help international students avoid being forced out of the country.The lawsuit by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with community and state college chancellors, contends the policy threatens to exacerbate the spread of COVID-19 by requiring international students to take classes...
    Since mid-April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has identified COVID-19 outbreaks at ten stores owned by grocery giant Kroger, including seven King Soopers branches in the metro area. Chief among them is the store at Ninth and Corona thats arguably the most iconic supermarket in the Mile High City, as well as the one that suffered the most from effects of the novel coronavirus. The CDPHEs now-resolved investigation into the location counts thirteen positive staff cases and...
    California became the first state to sue the Trump administration over a new visa rule that says international students must leave the United States if all their classes are online, the state’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday. The suit, which is supported by California State University (CSU) and California Community Colleges officials, claims it unfairly harms international students and puts themselves, teachers, other students and the community at large at risk of getting and spreading the coronavirus -- or...
    BERKELEY (KPIX) — The state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes. The lawsuit, filed by California attorney general Xavier Becerra and chancellors from community and state colleges, alleges that the policy threatens to exacerbate the spread of the novel coronavirus by requiring international students to take in-person classes or face deportation. “No one graduates more...
    American doctors, unmatched for residencies, are urging President Trump to prioritize them for the limited medical residency spots, rather than allowing a continued inflow of foreign doctors to fill the program. In a letter to Trump and Congress, unmatched American doctors say they should be given priority for residency spots over foreign doctors who are continuing to arrive on J-1 and H-1B visas. The program currently ensures U.S. tax dollars are paying to given residency spots to foreigners over American...