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The oligarchs want to replace American workers, and they do it by attaching riders to bills., this time for 'GUEST WORKERS' This year, employers in the US hired some 80,000 foreign guest workers for low-skilled nonagricultural jobs. If Congress gets its way, the number will rise as high as 264,000   The claim is that no comparable American workers are available.  That claim does not stand up. When labor is scarce, unemployment falls and wages rise. But unemployment is high in all of the top H-2B fields, which include landscaping, groundskeeping, construction, hospitality and seafood processing, while wages in those fields have long been flat or declining.  'In 2015, in riders to a budget bill, was undone, the annual cap on H-2B visas was effectively quadrupled,  and the Labor Department was denied funds to audit employer compliance with visa and labor laws .
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