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Corporations abuse H-1B visa program for lay-offs, lower wages

As some TCU members might know firsthand, H-1B visas are killing American jobs. What are H-1B visas? Here’s a quick background… H-1B visas are essentially temporary work permits for foreigners. They are intended to allow U.S. companies to bring in workers from other countries if they cannot find American citizens to fill those positions. These

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Fighting Bad Trade Deals

On Monday, labor leaders, religious leaders, and Members of Congress came together to once-again denounce the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a massive trade deal currently being proposed between the U.S. and eleven other nations; and one that many are calling “NAFTA on Steroids.” TCU stood in solidarity with IAM at the Capitol

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