Opponents Say Expansion Of U.S. Immigrant Ban Should Not Include Skilled Workers

In an effort to stop President Trump from expanding his recently signed presidential proclamation halting immigration to the U.S. for certain immigrants, the American business and immigration community is rallying to protect the nonimmigrant skilled worker sector from being added to the prohibition.

What is at stake is the ability of U.S. employers to access uniquely skilled professional workers from outside the United States, job creation from the know-how and innovation they bring, and the economic impact their entrepreneurship can provide to reinvigorate the American economy.

A letter currently being circulated by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and other immigrant groups, focuses on the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in defending current U.S. immigration policy that supports such workers.

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