May 10, 2019 Presidential Administration
DHS Approves 30,000 More H-2B WorkersThis week, the Trump administration announced their decision to release 30,000 additional H-2B visas for fiscal year 2019. The H-2B visa allows employers in non-agricultural industries to hire foreign guest-workers. While the program has a statutory annual cap of 66,000, language included in recent spending bills have given the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authority to temporarily raise this cap. This is the largest increase allowed under the Trump administration.
November 8, 2018 Presidential Administration
FAIR Salutes Jeff Sessions for His Unwavering Support for Immigration Control, Years of Public Service to the NationOn Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 Jeff Sessions tendered his resignation as Attorney General of the United States. FAIR commends Mr. Sessions for his decades of public service and unwavering support for immigration enforcement and control.
November 1, 2018 Presidential Administration
FAIR Praises President Trump’s Comments on Stopping Caravan, Ending Asylum AbuseIn a press conference addressing the latest migrant caravan, President Trump outlined a plan to prevent people from abusing our humanitarian policies, while protecting the asylum process of those legitimately fleeing political persecution.
August 24, 2018 Presidential Administration
President Trump Deports WWII Nazi CollaboratorThis week, a 95-year-old former Nazi collaborator, who served as a labor camp guard during World War II was finally deported to Germany after a long immigration battle in the United States. Jakiw Palij worked as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp in (what was then) German-occupied Poland. On November 3, 1943, as part of the Nazi’s “Operation Harvest Festival,” around 6,000 Jewish prisoners at the camp were shot to death in trenches they were forced to dig themselves.
March 28, 2018 Presidential Administration
FAIR Urges Homeland Security Secretary to Protect American WorkersFAIR President Dan Stein sent a letter Wednesday to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urging her to protect the most vulnerable American workers by not increasing the H-2B visa cap.
November 27, 2016 Presidential Administration