The Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act proposed today by House Democrats takes "responsibility" for the health, wages and well-being of America's workers. However, the bill includes multiple provisions that are known and proven to oppress and harm American workers such as giving away jobs to foreign guest workers, limiting the President's ability to close the border, and substantially rewarding sanctuary cities.
The Department of Justice today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement resolving the Department’s claims that a Baltimore County, Maryland construction firm, Hallaton Inc., which installs geosynthetic liners, violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by preferring H-2B visa workers over qualified U.S. workers.
America is facing a crisis that will test our resiliency. It's important to ignore much of the noise coming from D.C., as partisans try to figure out how they will pin blame on their opponents. It is crucial that we do pay attention to what is in legislation passing through Congress to ensure this emergency isn't used as another excuse for politicians to reward their donors.