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Donald Trump is allowing more foreign guest workers into the United States than Barack Obama

June 20, 2017

  One of the biggest reasons that got Donald Trump was elected was that be promised to build the wall, curb illegal immigration, and bring jobs back to Americans. Part of that promise, if I remember correctly, was to curb the guest worker program so that more jobs would be available to Americans which were being taken by foreign workers. This was part of the whole “America First” mantra.

  These promises led to many of the protests we have seen in recent months with Donald Trump being called a racist, a nativist, a nationalist, and a xenophobe. But a funny thing has happened between the campaign and now–Donald Trump is actually allowing more foreign guest workers into the country than Barack Obama according to government statistics. Here is more:

President Donald Trump’s administration has seen increases in the number of foreign workers entering the U.S., according to new federal statistics.

Numbers from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) show that in the Trump Administration’s first three months in office, the number of foreign workers who were given permission to enter the U.S. increased by nearly 25,000 compared to the same time last year under the Obama Administration.

Between January and March 2016, Obama admitted more than 112,000 foreign guest workers. In 2017, Trump allowed close to 137,000 foreign workers to enter the country.

    This is not going to sit well with Donald Trump supporters who voted for him based on his stance on immigration but I have to say I am not surprised, I never expected him to make good on these promises in the first place. But I do wonder if the left will acknowledge this… okay, I do not wonder because we all know the answer. The rhetoric will continue and this will be ingored.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. June 21, 2017 4:09 am

    Reblogged this on Brittius and commented:
    WTF?! I read daily online of how more refugees are coming in, to the US, since Trump took office. Something or someone else, is running the country. Trump is another farce.

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    • June 21, 2017 5:24 am

      Thanks for the reblog.

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      • June 21, 2017 6:48 am

        You’re welcome.

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    • June 21, 2017 5:25 am

      Nothing substantial is ever going to be done about illegal immigration because the truth is they all want it for various reasons.

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      • June 21, 2017 6:47 am

        Except for Hawaii, and Nancy Pelosi’s congressional district, both have zero refugees, but I will bet there are undocumented workers avoiding payment of taxes.

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      • June 21, 2017 6:52 pm

        That is interesting about Pelosi’s district. Why am I not surprised?!

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  2. June 21, 2017 1:51 pm

    I wonder if he would get his full team in place some of this would stop. I hear he has over 400 top positions still open. I wouldn’t be surprised if it is one of the hold overs is behind some of this. There was a bizarre thing that happened over at DOJ and I can’t believe Sessions would have permitted it. Sorry, can’t recall the specifics.

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    • June 21, 2017 6:53 pm

      I didn’t realize there were still so many people still not in place! I have to wonder if it would be different but why are the holdovers still in place? It makes me wonder if Trump secretly supports this.

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