Trump Signs Another Executive Order Restricting H1B Visa Opportunities

by Christian Datoc

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday that seeks to prioritize federal agencies hiring U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for high-skilled contract work.

The Hiring American order limits federal agencies’ abilities to hire temporary foreign workers for high-skilled contract work and specifically prevents agencies from firing and replacing citizens and permanent residents with temporary workers in IT contract positions. The order also directs the government to conduct a study to assess how many temporary foreign workers are federally employed contractors, according to Bloomberg News.

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