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Thu May 16, 2019, 03:55 PM

New Trump immigration plan would overhaul green card system

Source: The Columbus Dispatch-Associated Press

The latest effort, spearheaded by Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, focuses on beefing up border security and rethinking the nation’s green card system so that it would favor people with high-level skills, degrees and job offers instead of relatives of those already in the country.
WASHINGTON — Setting aside some of his hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit “top talent” to the nation as he unveiled his latest efforts to reform residency laws after years of setbacks and stalemates.
“We discriminate against genius,” Trump said of current policies, which he contended excessively favor family based immigration. “We discriminate against brilliance. We won’t anymore once we get this passed.”

Read more: https://www.dispatch.com/zz/news/20190516/new-trump-immigration-plan-would-overhaul-green-card-system

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:00 PM

1. That is a copy of New Zealand immigration system

So it did not originate in the orange man's brain. was talking to people at NZ embassy, and now they keep emailing me.

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Response to at140 (Reply #1)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:10 PM

3. New Zealand is a country of about 5 million people. Their plan is NOT a good model for us. nt

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #3)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:15 PM

4. We should not copy any country

Because this is a unique country. That included Sweden with 8 million people. What works there won't work here. May be China would be a good model to copy because their middle class size has exploded while ours is shrinking. And China is big enough to copy.

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:08 PM

2. Great idea. Let's make Americans compete with even more foreign workers

for what should be the highest paying, most skilled jobs (employers will love this because the competition will bring salaries down).

And we don't need any more family members coming in to take the jobs most Americans don't want. Let's keep all those families separated.

Thanks, Trump!



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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:17 PM

5. Republicans had total control for two years

Why didn't they do something about immigration and abortion then?

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:24 PM

6. Grape-picking PhDs?

I imagine there's a legion of 'em just waiting for the chance.

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:34 PM

7. We need more people to work in factories to revitalize factories in this country

Not high skilled people who will have to compete with H1B temporary visas brought from India who get paid almost minimum wages.

Stop the outsourcing and we will all be doing better.

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 04:53 PM

8. I wonder how my (ex) Trumper HMO Doc feels about this, HB1 visas basis of his rant.

And I doubt he's alone among the RW Docs. This will really piss them off... heh,heh

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 05:13 PM

9. Yet Trump is determined to deport all our US educated DACA kids.Another Trump idiotic contradiction.

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Add this one to Trump's pile of anti America ( probably self enriching as well) "policies".

Noteable that a Trump & Kushner racket is selling green cards to wealthy immigrants (@ minimum $500,000 a pop) as "job creating" investments in their condo projects. This just expands their wealthy HB1/green card client/profit pool.

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Thu May 16, 2019, 09:51 PM

10. Remind me once again what

Jared FUCKING Kushner's credentials are for being near reinventing immigration policy ?

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #10)

Fri May 17, 2019, 12:30 PM

11. They have a $ in front of them

Kushner’s motives are pretty obvious: he wants to transfer the costs of the H1B program to the workers, so he’s going to reengineer the program to make the indentured servants pay for it.

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Response to Wash. state Desk Jet (Original post)

Fri May 17, 2019, 11:02 PM

12. "Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit 'top talent' to the nation"

Oh really? Like his ho wife who got in, claiming she knew 5 languages, when the only other language she knows is nudity?

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