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Trump Vows Changes to H1-B Visa Program For Skilled Immigrants

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President Donald Trump said Friday he wants to improve the visa process for skilled foreign workers legally in the country.
The announcement via Twitter comes as Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall fight with Democrats in Congress has kept the federal government closed for 21 days. The president's tweet made no reference to the bitter stalemate over funding the wall, which he argues will curb illegal immigration and make the U.S. safer from violent foreigners.
Trump said holders of H1-B visas by professionals could “rest assured that changes are soon coming which will bring both simplicity and...
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Trump promises changes to visas for skilled workers

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is planning changes to the H-1B program that grants temporarily visas to highly educated immigrants who work in specialty occupations such as technology or medicine.
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Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad.
Trump tweeted Friday that those who hold the temporary H1-B visas can "rest assured" because changes are coming that will bring "both simplicity and certainty to your stay, including a potential path to citizenship."
Trump says the U.S. wants to encourage talented and highly skilled people to pursue careers in the U.S. As a candidate, he promised to stop H-1B visas from being...
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Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

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President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad
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Trump floats 'certainty,' path to citizenship for specialized visa holders

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President Donald Trump seemingly teased plans for broader immigration reform on Friday, tweeting that he is open to a path to citizenship for holders of a visa for high-skilled workers known as H1-B. The social media post comes as the White House negotiates with Congressional Democrats to strike a deal to end the ongoing government shutdown, currently in its 20th day. Trump has thus far refused to reopen the government unless Congress appropriates money for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but on Friday seemed to suggest that he would be open larger immigration reform proposals. “H1-B...
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