White House pushing for H1B visas

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 4:20 PM PT Sat. Jan. 12, 2018

The Trump administration is making a push to promote a potential path to citizenship for high-skilled foreign workers.

In a tweet on Friday, the president focused his attention to hundreds of thousands of workers living in the country on H1B visas.

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that H1B visa application process

More than 100,000 workers are brought to the on the visas each year, and are allowed to stay for up to six years.

The latest plan offers a pathway to citizenship for those in Silicon Valley, who are working for major tech companies.

However, there are concerns about the effects it could have on American workers.

Every year, more than 85,000 Americans potentially lose their jobs to foreign labor through H1B visas.

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