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Arab Christian Immigrants: A Sad Story of Oppression in the Middle East and Unfair Treatment By The US Travel Ban

The rise of Islamic extremism has been a singular driving force in the plight of religious minorities, fueling a growing desire to resort to religion as a palliative. Although Christians have lived in the Middle East - the birthplace of Christianity - for nearly two thousand years, as a result of years of persecution and discrimination, especially in the past 15 years, they now constitute no more than 3-4% of the region’s ...more »

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H2B visas ought not to be expanded this year.

Congress recently approved an expansion of the H2B program from 66,000 to 135,000 visas this year. However, the actual expansion is at the discretion of Homeland Security. I encourage DHS secretary John F. Kelly not to expand the program. Businesses which complain about a lack of workers usually are paying too low a wage or have bad working conditions, or are deliberately manipulating the hiring process to screen out ...more »

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H2B visas ought not to be expanded this year.

Congress recently approved an expansion of the H2B program from 66,000 to 135,000 visas this year. However, the actual expansion is at the discretion of Homeland Security. I encourage DHS secretary John F. Kelly not to expand the program. Businesses which complain about a lack of workers usually are paying too low a wage or have bad working conditions, or are deliberately manipulating the hiring process to screen out ...more »

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