FWD.us Statement on Executive Order

Today, FWD.us President Todd Schulte released this statement following President Trump’s signing of the “Buy American, Hire American” executive order in Wisconsin:

“We are hopeful today’s announcement will do what FWD.us has long advocated; improve our high-skilled immigration system.  We should do so in a targeted manner by increasing the wage floor, treating super-dependent companies (50 employees and 50% or more of domestic workforce H-1B visas) differently and banning their ability to do third-party placement. Highly skilled immigrants create new American jobs, raise wages for native-born workers, and contribute enormously to growing our economy.  Finally, Congress should expand the number of H-1B visas offered while reforming the system to protect American workers.”

Posted by FWD.us on 04/18/2017