Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

The moves show Mr Trump once again using his power to issue executive orders to try to fulfil promises he made a year ago in his election campaign, in this case to reform United States immigration policies and encourage purchases of American products.

Speaking ahead of signing the order at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc., Trump claimed that no administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days on military, on the border, on trade, on regulation, on law enforcement and on government reform, than his. "No longer are we going to allow foreign countries to cheat our producers and our workers out of federal contracts", he said. "And it directs the federal government to fully enforce federal guidelines prioritizing the use of American firms and goods in federal projects".

They are seeking a more merit-based method of awarding visas to highly skilled workers.

Trump's own record as a businessman is mixed on these issues.

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Many Silicon Valley tech companies support the H-1B visa program and will monitor the review the administration has proposed closely. The program is popular with the information technology industry, which Trump has accused of "importing low-wage workers on H-1B visas to take jobs from young college-trained Americans".

Trump Jr. made the comment during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, who said before the conversation that President Trump is taking steps to fulfill his promise of bringing jobs back to America. "Under such circumstances, the USA will block visa applications seeking low wages", said Joshi.

"There are these two ways of looking at President Trump's H-1B visa policy". The tech industry has argued that the H-1B program is needed because it encourages students to stay in the USA after getting degrees in high-tech specialties — and because companies can't always find enough American workers with the skills they need.

"Many of the changes to the H-1B programme contemplated by the administration would require legislative action or rule-making and would take time to go through the necessary processes", he said.

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In his new directive, the president is targeting the H-1B visa program, which the White House says undercuts USA workers by bringing in large numbers of cheaper, foreign workers and driving down wages. As per several USA reports, a majority of the H-1B visas every year is grabbed by Indian IT professionals. In putting pen to paper on this matter, Trump is looking to bring to fruition his campaign promise to support domestic blue-collar workers and USA job creation.

There's an annual quota of 85,000 new H-1B visas (with 20,000 reserved for master's degree holders).

Current rules associated with America's trade deals and immigration policies unfairly place American companies and workers at a disadvantage.

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