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Trump to push'Buy American Hire American policy at Wisconsin visit

It also directs the departments to propose reforms to ensure that H-1B visas are given only to the most-skilled or highest-paid applicants.

The H-1B work visa programme channels thousands of foreign workers to the USA technology industry, but has been criticised following high-profile examples of American workers being replaced by lower-paid foreigners.

Such a change could affect companies, such as Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Cognizant Tech Solutions Corp and Infosys Ltd, that connect United States technology companies with thousands of foreign engineers and programmers.

Trump is to sign the order when he visits the world headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

"For too long, rather than operating as designed and allowing only the best and brightest to come in and fill key positions, the H-1B nonimmigrant visa program has been administered in a way that harms American workers", a White House official said.

Leaders and advocates for historically black colleges and universities have been monitoring the immigration and jobs debate, telling the Trump administration and congressional lawmakers that so-called science, technology, engineering and math graduates from HBCU schools are readily available to fill high-tech jobs that are now going to foreign workers.

The new order directs US agencies to propose rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse in the program.

However, it may not be the case that workers across the tech industry more broadly are harmed by foreign workers coming into the US on H-1B visas. The government uses a lottery to award 65,000 visas every year and randomly distributes another 20,000 to graduate student workers. He also had a pop at Canadian dairy farmers (Wisconsin is a big dairy state), threatened to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and promised to take "a sledgehammer" to regulations - as well as criticizing NATO for not allegedly "paying its bills".

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The "Buy American" portion of the order will tighten the waivers and exemptions that agencies use to get around procurement laws that favor American-made goods, and require agency heads to sign off on those waivers.

The "hire American" element of the order will focus on preventing H-1B visa holders from "undercutting American labor at less cost", according to one senior official.

An HBCU is any black college or university established before 1964 with the principal mission of educating African-Americans, who were barred from attending majority-white schools in the pre-civil-rights era. And his businesses have hired foreign workers, including at his Palm Beach club Mar-a-Lago.

Readers are asked to call Congress at 202-224-3121 or 225-3121 and demand that employment-visa changes must have teeth and truly put Americans first.

Hira also said the intent of the program is good in serving as a guest worker program for when there are shortages of American workers.

President Donald Trump unveiled a new "Buy American, Hire American" policy during a Tuesday visit to Southern Wisconsin.

Almost 200,000 applications were recently sent in for this year's 85,000 spots in the popular program, meant to bring skilled workers from overseas to the United States. More than 15 percent of Facebook Inc's (FB.O) U.S. employees in 2016 used a temporary work visa, according to a Reuters analysis of U.S. Labor Department filings.

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