Disney, a top financial backer of the Democratic Party and parent company of ABC News, has been under fire for its decision to lay off hundreds of tech workers, and then compelling those fired workers to train their foreign replacements.
The company is clearly feeling some pressure, as evidence by their decision to abruptly cancel a separate round of layoffs, and get rid of the foreign replacement workers, possibly denying them a shot at the American Dream:
The New York Times published a troubling report Thursday highlighting the trend among American corporations of hiring outsourcing firms to replace their tech employees with foreign workers brought into the country on temporary H-1B visas. In many cases, the fired employees are then compelled to stay on and train their foreign replacements:
(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, an issue likely to be seized upon in the 2016 presidential campaign.
House Republicans plan to vote on a resolution that could lead to a lawsuit over President Obama’s executive action on immigration, but sources tell the Washington Free Beacon suing the president is not their first choice.
The House voted Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama’s immigration actions, Fox News reports.
When Americans were busy in the 18th century figuring out what the first principles of their new nation would be, intellectuals and politicians used to produce ‘broadsides’—brief fliers meant to influence readers before getting tossed into the garbage. Encounter Books resurrected the form in 2009 and its 41st edition proves to be a rarity, and something well worth retaining after the first read: The publisher manages to hold an immigration debate free of any accusations of racism or hatred for America’s working poor.
An immigrant advocacy group that receives taxpayer funding condemned Republicans on Sunday and encouraged undocumented residents seeking deportation relief to solicit political support from young voters.
Republicans hope to use President Obama’s immigration executive order to “fracture” Democratic support for the president.
The White House on Friday partially relied on data from a contested decades-old study to tout the economic benefits of President Obama’s executive order on immigration.