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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Changing U.S. Immigration Rules Loaded With Economic Baggage - Bloomberg

Changing U.S. Immigration Rules Loaded With Economic Baggage - Bloomberg:

"President Donald Trump spent his first week making good on even his most controversial campaign promises when it comes to immigration, leaving business leaders questioning what comes next and what it could mean for the U.S. economy. 

Last week, the new commander in chief suspended visa issuance in seven majority-Muslim countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen — for 90 days as visa vetting rules are reviewed. Trump's team is also drafting an executive order aimed at overhauling the work-visa programs, pushing companies to hire Americans first and giving priority to more highly paid foreign recruits. And there's more to come, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Monday. 

"You'll see both through executive action and through comprehensive legislative action a way to address immigration as a whole, and the visa program," Spicer said."

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