Trump administration begins effort to strip work permits for immigrant spouses

Article CAIRCO note: 
This is a long overdue first step in returning American Jobs to capable and qualified American workers
Article publisher: 
San Francisco Chronicle
Article date: 
24 February 2019
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
After nearly two years of delays, the Trump administration is moving ahead with its plan to stop granting work permits to the spouses of many high-skilled visa holders, an effort that could jeopardize tens of thousands of immigrant families in California alone.
Rolling back the permits could have sweeping consequences for the Bay Area, where tech companies heavily rely on high-skilled immigrants. Many of those workers come to the U.S. with spouses and children, and the loss of the spousal work permits could imperil families’ ability to stay in the country or deter workers from accepting jobs here to begin with....
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