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Democrats Claim ‘American Workers First’ As GOP Bill Outsources Food-Industry Jobs

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October 25, 2017
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Pro-amnesty Democratic legislators were able to champion American workers Tuesday morning because GOP leaders were pushing an outsourcing bill which would allow food-industry companies to hire a million minimum-wage foreign workers.
“This bill is simply a bill to allow a slave labor system to undercut American workers,” said New York Democrat Rep. Jerry Nadler, who attended the Tuesday morning markup meeting to vote on the outsourcing bill. If Americans don’t want to take farm jobs at the low wages  offered by farm companies, “maybe they should be paid $25 an hour,” said amnesty-advocate Nadler, adding “Let the free market work!”...
The bill will invite another wave of illegal immigrants, predicted Democratic California Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren, another amnesty advocate. “They can come [into the United States] courtesy of the Congress, and then they can disappear into the woodwork…. this is an invitation to create an avalanche of undocumented immigration.”
The GOP-sponsored bill “it is absurd, and I can’t believe that this bill will actually receive the support of those who decry unauthorized immigration,” she added, as she called for legislation that would amnesty 11 million illegal immigrants*...


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