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Trump’s DHS Starts to Import 85,000 H-1B Graduate Gig Workers

President Donald Trump’s deputies announced Friday that they had begun the process of importing 85,000 H-1B gig workers to take white-collar jobs that will be needed after October by the millions of American graduates who are now losing jobs in the coronavirus crash.

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NYTimes: Import More Workers to Expand the Economy

The supply of extra workers doesn’t have much effect on wages, so the government should import the foreign workers demanded by investors, says a February 27 New York Times  article, titled “Why a Top Trump Aide Said ‘We Are Desperate’ for More Immigrants.”

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