In another move to tighten U.S. immigration policies, President Trump is suspending certain work visas through the end of 2020.
The Trump administration says the order will ease the economic impact of the coronavirus and improve opportunities for Americans looking for work.
As of last week, more than 20 million people were still receiving unemployment benefits.
But many tech companies disagree with the president’s decision, saying it only prevents high-skilled workers from contributing to America’s economic recovery.
- Dulce Garcia is an attorney and DACA recipient.
- Ray Ybarra Maldonado is an attorney, human rights activist and author.
- Adolfo Franco is an attorney and Republican strategist.
- Dan Raviv is a columnist for Newsday and author.
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) June 24, 2020
Donald Trump will extend a suspension of immigration into the US imposed in response to the pandemic, banning green card applications for the rest of the year and introducing restrictions on other visa categories, including those for high-skilled jobs https://t.co/UjWYJ1Wmb3
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) June 22, 2020
A recent poll shows 74% of Americans support giving #DACA recipients permanent legal status.
— FWD.us (@FWDus) June 24, 2020