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Trump signs order to clamp down on visa program, enforce 'buy American' policy

Article author: 
Barnini Chakraborty
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
April 19, 2017
Article category: 
National News
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President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that will make it harder for American tech companies to hire employees from foreign countries willing to work for less money than Americans ...

The order targets the H1-B visa program, which allows U.S. companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations like IT, engineering, mathematics and science ...
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Last Task After Layoff at Disney: Train Foreign Replacements, MSN News, June 3, 2015

Senators question Southern California Edison's layoffs, replacement with Indian [H-1B] workers,  Orange County Register, March 18, 2015