Trump signs immigration labor order during Wisconsin visit

19 April, 2017, 10:53 | Author: Essie Rivera

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States, as he tries to carry out his campaign pledges to put "America First".

CNN's Jake Tapper tore into Donald Trump's hypocritical "Buy American, Hire American" executive order, asking if the president should consider "looking into his own companies business practices first". He faces an approval rating of just 41 percent in the state, which he barely won in November.

But Trump returned to Tuesday to the economic tough talk of his campaign, saying: "We're going to make some very big changes or we are going to get rid of NAFTA for once and for all", referring to the Clinton-era USA trade pact with Canada and Mexico.

"We're going to do everything in our power that more products are stamped with those wonderful words: 'Made in the USA, '" Trump declared while speaking in front of a huge American flag made out of wrenches at the Snap-On Tools factory in Kenosha.

According to the executive order signed by Trump, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Labour, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall suggest reforms to help ensure that H-1B visas are awarded to the most-skilled or highest-paid petition beneficiaries.

President Donald Trump picked up a baby as he greeted people after arriving on Air Force One at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee today.

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Trump referred to a claim that information-technology outsourcing companies are abusing the system by hiring workers for lower wages. "Making America great again" by bringing manufacturing back to the USA was a focal point of the Trump campaign. From left are, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the president, Sen.

Trump blasted "widespread abuse" of the visas for skilled foreign workers before signing an executive order directing federal agencies to find ways of reorienting the program. The order also asks agencies to assess the use of waivers.

The trip brings Trump to the congressional district of House Speaker Paul Ryan, but he is out of the country on a congressional trip. Trump was met with protesters, but they were kept at a distance from the company. "We're going to get together and we're going to call Canada and say 'what happened?' ..."

Canada has made a decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used to make cheese. About 70 dairy producers in both US states are affected. "The foundation of a strong Buy America program is the longstanding requirement that all iron and steel-making processes occur in the USA for a product to be Buy America compliant - from the actual steel production to the finishing processes". Instead, they should be given to the most skilled and highest-paid applicants, and they should never, ever be used to replace Americans.

"More products will be stamped with those wonderful words, Made in the United States of America", said President Trump in Kenosha.

During his tour, Trump was shown metal boxes where cremated ashes are deposited.

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