Trump signs executive order targeting specialty work visas: 5 things to know

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Moreover, the EO says "in order to create higher wages and employment rates for workers in the United States, and to protect their economic interests, it shall be the policy of the executive branch to rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry into the United States of workers from overseas". Trump now has a 41 percent approval rating in the state. USA government data shows that almost 127,000 were granted to Indian applicants past year.

Technology leaders say they have been unable to get as many visas as they need because the system is flooded with immigration applications by outsourcing companies, who generally hire lower-skilled, lower-paid technical workers.

Trump is traveling to the Kenosha, Wisc., headquarters of tool-maker Snap-on Inc. It has eight manufacturing sites in North America and employs about 11,000 people worldwide.

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It will call on the departments of Labor, Justice, Homeland Security and State to take action to crack down on what the official called "fraud and abuse" in the US immigration system to protect American workers. "Instead, they should be given to the most skilled and highest paid applicants and they should never ever be used to replace Americans", said the USA president in Wisconsin.

The new order will now seek to strengthen requirements that American-made products be used in certain federal construction projects and in various federal transportation grant-funded projects. "No one can compete with American workers when they're given a fair and level playing field, which has not happened for decades", according to him. The waivers could be renegotiated or revoked if they are not perceived as benefiting the United States.

Trump's remarks, coming in an interview with TMJ4-TV, appear to be a rare show of bipartisanship by a new president who has worked nearly exclusively with fellow Republicans during his first three months in office. Trump is keeping a campaign promise, and, after a week of flip-flops on the Export-Import Bank and China's alleged currency manipulation, sending a message to his working class supporters in places such as Wisconsin that he hasn't forgotten them.

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The Trump administration has so far only called for a review of the H-1B program without proposing any concrete changes. Reports state that the order will not affect other such guest worker visas like the H-2B seasonal worker visa used by USA farms and agriculturists and Trump's own resorts.

The order expands on Trump's efforts to restrict the use of foreign labor, claiming that such labor decreases wages and increases American unemployment.

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