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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Obama Outsources 200,000 More Jobs To Guest Workers -- By Neil Munro, The Daily Caller

The administration will invite at least 100,000 extra foreign workers to man jobs in the U.S. over the next four years, according to a May 6 statement by Alejandro Mayorkas, the deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

The extra foreign professionals will boost the resident population of graduate guest workers above 750,000. That’s almost as many jobs as the entire number of 842,000 blue-collar, white-collar and professional jobs that were gained from January to the end of April.

In June 2012, during the 2012 presidential campaign, Obama began granting work permits to young illegal immigrants. Since then, he has given work-permits to 521,815 illegal immigrants, who compete for the jobs sought by the 4 million Americans who turn 18 each year.

The May 6 announcement was slammed by Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is trying to highlight the impact of guest workers and large-scale immigration on American workers. “This will help corporations by further flooding a slack labor market, pulling down wages,” said Sessions in a May 6 statement. “It is good news for citizens in other countries who will be hired… [but] for struggling Americans, it will only reduce wages, lower job opportunities, and make it harder to scrape by.”

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