Behind Closed Doors: White House Meets with Big Business Lobbyists Crafting Executive Actions to Increase Guest-Worker VisasPosted: August 19, 2014 | |
“Beto Cardenas, who represents big-business interests… ‘was encouraged to hear that nothing was off the table’.”
For Breitbart, Tony Lee reporting: After White House officials reportedly met with big-business groups, President Barack Obama is considering executive actions that will give them more guest-worker visas in the high-tech and low-skilled sectors.
“America does not have a shortage of high-tech workers. Even mainstream media outlets like CBS News concluded that the notion of such a shortage ‘is largely a myth’.”
This may come on top of Obama’s potential grants of amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants in the country. While outside groups are urging Obama to “go big,” Senate Democrats have expressed some concerns of late, as poll numbers have shown that executive amnesty may cost them control of the Senate. The White House is reportedly reaching out to big-business groups on guest-worker visas so they can give Obama air cover on his potential executive amnesty.
“Cisco recently slashed another 6,000 jobs after pushing for amnesty legislation.”
According to a Politico report, senior White House aides earlier this month met with “more than a dozen business groups and company officials to discuss potential immigration policy changes they could make.” According to the outlet, “Oracle, Cisco, Fwd.US, Microsoft, Accenture, Compete America, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce” were represented at the meeting.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg‘s FWD.us has poured in millions of dollars to Democrats and Republicans to push for amnesty legislation, specifically an increase in the number of their coveted high-tech guest-worker visas. Cisco recently slashed another 6,000 jobs after pushing for amnesty legislation. Microsoft announced it would lay off 18,000 American workers a week after its former CEO Bill Gates called for an unlimited number of certain guest-worker visas in a New York Times op-ed. And the Chamber of Commerce has vowed to spend $50 million for amnesty legislation and more guest-worker visas…(read more)
- Cisco Slashes 6,000 Jobs After Pushing More Amnesty, Guest-Worker Visas (alipac.us)
- Zuckerberg Group Hosts Amnesty Forum with George W. Bush Institute (breitbart.com)
- Cisco Slashes 6,000 Jobs After Pushing More Amnesty, Guest-worker Visas (ninetymilesfromtyranny.blogspot.com)
- Report: Zuckerberg’s Connections, Millions Couldn’t Defeat Tea Party on Amnesty (punditfromanotherplanet.com)
- Sen Slams White House Plotting With Companies On Immigration Action (dailycaller.com)
- Want a real anti-poverty plan? Stop amnesty now! (michellemalkin.com)
- GOP Leaders Revive Democrats’ Amnesty Hopes (dailycaller.com)
- Sessions Warns of President’s ‘Chilling’ Amnesty Plot… (nationalreview.com)
- REPORT: Obama’s Mass Executive Amnesty Plan Rejected by Bush Admin as Unconstitutional (thegatewaypundit.com)