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Biden OKs more foreign seasonal workers as economy improves

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Reasonable. It’s not as if Americans are clamoring for these jobs.

Of course, we’ll have rightists here decrying this move as “opening the floodgates” so democrats can gain more votes, or some such irrational uttering.

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Reasonable. It’s not as if Americans are clamoring for these jobs.

Ok and still in California so many illegals are still homeless and jobless especially due to this pandemic, so what jobs is this fool talking about filling?

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what jobs is this fool talking about filling?

From the article:

The visas are used to fill jobs in landscaping, construction, hotels and restaurants as well as in seafood and meat processing plants and amusement parks.

Are you under the impression that the H-2B visa is only available in California?

If you are upset about ‘this fool’ allowing 22,000 extra visas did you read the bit about the last guy allowing 35,000 extra last year?

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Ok and still in California so many illegals are still homeless and jobless especially due to this pandemic, so what jobs is this fool talking about filling?

The answer to this is actually in the article.

The visas are used to fill jobs in landscaping, construction, hotels and restaurants as well as in seafood and meat processing plants and amusement parks.

Next time, read it before you comment.

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Ok and still in California so many illegals are still homeless and jobless especially due to this pandemic, so what jobs is this fool talking about filling?

This is completely irrelevant to Americans not clamoring for these jobs. It also indicates that you support undocumented immigrants over documented immigrants because you seem to be saying that the undocumented umm should get these jobs.

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The visas are used to fill jobs in landscaping, construction, hotels and restaurants as well as in seafood and meat processing plants and amusement parks.

Over Americans, so these job pay decent wages, that means, Americans sidelined in order to give illegals the job first? As bad as the Democrats are and they’re at their worst, I’m astounded that they really want to lose the house THAT badly.

Are you under the impression that the H-2B visa is only available in California?

No, but since California has the highest number of illegals and homelessness it would make more sense that trying to give these people jobs is going to be a difficult task.

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-homeless-myths-immigrants-20190614-story.html

If you are upset

I’m not upset, I saw what was happening and moved to Texas, we don’t have that problem where illegals get jobs over Americans.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/opinion-columns/wayne-allyn-root/commentary-illegal-immigrants-have-turned-california-into-the-american-nightmare/

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This is completely irrelevant to Americans not clamoring for these jobs.

Ok, so screw Americans and don’t even attempt to consider them for employment as citizens that were born on American soil. Again, as people leave that State and leave it to its rapid decline, the Democrat party is making it to easy for the GOP House.

It also indicates that you support undocumented immigrants

I don’t support illegals period! I support “legal immigrants” that came to America through the legal system, the same system my grand parents used when they came to the States. I don’t support law breakers of any kind for any reason.

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Ok, so screw Americans and don’t even attempt to consider them for employment as citizens that were born on American soil. 

Read the article:

Employers must show they tried to recruit U.S. workers and then certify that they will suffer “irreparable harm” without a foreign, seasonal worker in order to qualify for the program, DHS said in a statement announcing the supplemental increase.

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except the seasonal workers who work at any Trump property.

You guys love calling only these people "illegals". cause muh narrative.

Seasonal workers receive visas, which means they aren’t undocumented immigrants.

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Ok, so screw Americans and don’t even attempt to consider them for employment as citizens that were born on American soil.

This isn’t a logical inference from my post or the article. Also, not every citizen is born on US soil.

I don’t support illegals period! I support “legal immigrants” that came to America through the legal system, the same system my grand parents used when they came to the States. I don’t support law breakers of any kind for any reason.

Yet you’re vehemently opposed to documented immigrants entering the country as seasonal workers because “still in California so many illegals are still homeless and jobless especially due to this pandemic . . . “

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> except the seasonal workers who work at any Trump property. 

You guys love calling only these people "illegals". cause muh narrative.

Utterly incorrect. You’re arguing with yourself again. We criticized Trump’s hypocrisy in hiring seasonal workers over Americans after he mouthed off about America first!

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no, I am quite sure you claimed that Trump properties hire "illegal aliens" instead of seasonal workers.

But now that good ole Joe is for seasonal workers, you are all for it too.

We criticized Trump’s hypocrisy in hiring seasonal workers over Americans after he mouthed off about America first!

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Well if Biden had railled against foreigners taking American jobs while simultaneously hiring them for his own properties, you'd have a point.

But that didn't happen.

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"seasonal workers" are not the "illegals" you claimed were employed by Trump.

Why would Trump properties be excluded from participating in season worker programs?

if they did, you would be claiming racism or something else even more ridiculous as to why they were EXCLUDED.

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no, I am quite sure you claimed that Trump properties hire "illegal aliens" instead of seasonal workers.

I’m okay with you being sure and incorrect.

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You haven’t yet read the article. Seasonal workers receive visas, which means they aren’t undocumented immigrants.

Seasonal, not citizens and why not give Americans first attention to the lack of jobs first?

If Americans actually wanted those jobs, there wouldn’t be a need for the seasonal workers. Logic is difficult!

I read the argument, but that’s the typical left talking points that liberals spew about illegals since I was in high school. But they don’t fill them, they never do. California is an example of that. Dems have been saying this crap for years and yet, as the number of illegals grow, the unemployment and homelessness continues to grow and Americans have no option but to leave with the highest cost of living and unless you work in Silicone Valley why would anyone want to stay? They’re not, nor should they. Let the Dems bring in more of these people, it helps the GOP.

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> "seasonal workers" are not the "illegals" you claimed were employed by Trump.

Why would Trump properties be excluded from participating in season worker programs? 

if they did, you would be claiming racism or something else even more ridiculous as to why they were EXCLUDED.

Utterly incorrect. You’re arguing with yourself again. We criticized Trump’s hypocrisy in hiring seasonal workers over Americans after he mouthed off about America first!

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This isn’t a logical

Americans have been saying that about the Dems policies for 35 years regarding immigration.

Yet you’re vehemently opposed to documented immigrants

Over Americans first, yes. And most people would feel the same in most countries. But the left continue to help Trump and the right.

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Seasonal, not citizens and why not give Americans first attention to the lack of jobs first?

Please read the article so your posts are based in reality instead of your feelings. Once again, from the article:

*Employers must show they tried to recruit U.S. workers and then certify that they will suffer “irreparable harm” without a foreign, seasonal worker in order to qualify for the program**, DHS said in a statement announcing the supplemental increase.*

I read the argument, but that’s the typical left talking points that liberals spew about illegals since I was in high school. But they don’t fill them, they never do. California is an example of that. Dems have been saying this crap for years and yet, as the number of illegals grow, the unemployment and homelessness continues to grow and Americans have no option but to leave with the highest cost of living and unless you work in Silicone Valley why would anyone want to stay? They’re not, nor should they. Let the Dems bring in more of these people, it helps the GOP.

How offensive and vulgar. Also, this article is about a program to provide visas to immigrant workers, not about undocumented immigrants.

Read the article.

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Seasonal, not citizens and why not give Americans first attention to the lack of jobs first?

You still haven’t read the article.

The law states employees must prove they tried to hire US citizens and that the work is essential before being allowed to hire workers on this visa program.

This program is to protect the economy. The last guy liked it, he allowed more in than Biden is.

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Americans have been saying that about the Dems policies for 35 years regarding immigration.

Nice misquoting just to get in a dig at Democrats.

Over Americans first, yes. And most people would feel the same in most countries. But the left continue to help Trump and the right.

Given “[e]mployers must show they tried to recruit U.S. workers and then certify that they will suffer “irreparable harm” without a foreign, seasonal worker in order to qualify for the program,” you have no basis for your outrage.

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Black: "seasonal workers" are not the "illegals" you claimed were employed by Trump.

I claimed that? Trump did employ illegals, but that wasn't the conversation about Mar-a-Lago. He imported foreign workers there while complaining about foreign workers taking jobs from Americans.

You guys were silent or deflected.

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as the number of illegals grow, the unemployment and homelessness continues to grow

From the article:

It cited increased demand from employers, with the number of people seeking jobless benefits at the lowest point since the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Nice misquoting just to get in a dig at Democrats.

Not me, the Democrats. They did that to themselves..

Given “[e]mployers must show they tried to recruit U.S. workers and then certify that they will suffer “irreparable harm” without a foreign, seasonal worker in order to qualify for the program,” you have no basis for your outrage.

Yeah, I do.

https://cis.org/Report/There-Are-No-Jobs-Americans-Wont-Do

Makes sense to me

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