User: newstrust Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: Temporary Visa
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Opinion: Trump says his visa crackdown will help put Americans back to work. It won't 23.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It won't help the U.S. economy recover if businesses that are trying to reopen or expand can't do so because they can't find the workers they need.

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Coronavirus: Virus outbreaks push Germany to clean up abattoirs 20.5.2020 BBC: World
Ministers agree a plan to ban temporary workers at slaughterhouses after a spate of cases.
Trump’s Immigration Suspension Doesn’t Prevent Unemployment or COVID-19 Spread 30.4.2020
Trump’s Immigration Suspension Doesn’t Prevent Unemployment or COVID-19 Spread
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Coronavirus: One big weekly shop back in fashion, says Tesco 28.4.2020 BBC: Business
Supermarket boss Dave Lewis says shopping trips are less frequent but basket sizes have doubled.
Coronavirus: Trump signs order on immigration green card suspension 23.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
The president has justified pausing applications for permanent residence to protect American jobs.
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Trump Welcomes More Guest Workers Amid Crisis While Rejecting Asylum Seekers 11.4.2020
Trump is weaponizing coronavirus to shut out asylum seekers while stepping up the exploitation of seasonal ...
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Coronavirus: Spain sees record rise in unemployment amid lockdown 2.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
The country imposed strict measures to fight the coronavirus, which has killed more than 10,000 there.
Wetherspoon boss tells staff get a job at Tesco 24.3.2020 BBC: Business
Tim Martin says workers can take up jobs with supermarkets following the coronavirus shutdown.
Watchdog warns census faces cybersecurity, hiring risks before national rollout 13.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Weeks before the census is fully underway, the Government Accountability Office finds the Census Bureau is behind on recruiting workers and resolving risks with the first primarily online U.S. count.
Lawmakers, advocates worry bureau won't fill half million 2020 census jobs 12.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The bureau says it needs around a half-million temporary workers by this spring to carry out the national head count. Some census advocates are worried the agency isn't moving fast enough on hiring.
The Papers: 'Anti-Tory tactical vote' and 'Brexit's up to you' 8.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
The final Sunday papers before the election carry calls for tactical voting and a plea from the PM on Brexit.
Are there 800,000 illegal immigrants in the UK? 14.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
New research has attempted to put a figure on an elusive piece of data but do the numbers stand up?
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Will GM Workers Stay on Strike in Hopes of a Better Deal? 22.10.2019
The GM contract makes some gains, but the union still hopes for better pay and job security for temporary ...
Apple responds to iPhone factory criticism 9.9.2019 BBC: Technology
Apple denies claims that staff experience poor working conditions in the Foxconn factory.
U.S. home sales to foreigners sink on strong dollar and Trump's trade wars 17.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Foreign purchases of U.S. residential real estate fell 36% to the lowest annual rate since 2013, as slowing overseas economies, the strong dollar and the White House's anti-immigrant rhetoric put a chill on demand.

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GM plots temp-worker push as union seethes over closed factories 19.6.2019 LA Times: Business

General Motors Co. wants to hire more temporary workers at U.S. plants and trim its healthcare costs, said people familiar with the automaker’s thinking. Its union — still steaming over the carmaker’s plans to close four U.S. factories — has little interest in obliging.

That sets up a hot summer...

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U.S. to add 30,000 seasonal worker visas as soon as this week 8.5.2019 LA Times: Business

The Trump administration plans to let an additional 30,000 people return to the United States through September for seasonal work, a move that reflects how the booming economy has complicated President Trump’s hard-line efforts on immigration.

Details of the plan were in a draft rule obtained by...

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Trump doesn't seem to understand anything about illegal immigration 17.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

You have to like the timing. As the partial government shutdown continues and a fresh caravan of the desperate moves from Honduras into Guatemala, a new report reminds the nation that President Trump really has no clue about what’s going on with illegal immigration in the U.S.

The Center for Migration...

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Older workers need jobs, too 24.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
What jobs are available to the 55 plus crowd?
£200m farmland sale to test Brexit effect on prices 11.9.2018 BBC: Business
One of the country's largest farming operations is up for sale, testing Brexit's impact on farmland prices.
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