Time to Make ‘America First’ Apply to US Tech Workers – Newsmax

“But there’s one promise that he’s been quiet about lately: eliminating the guest worker visa program.

On March 10, 2016 at the CNN Republican presidential debate, The Washington Times’ Stephen Dinan brought up Disney’s decision in late 2014 to replace 250 tech workers with foreigners under the H-1B visa program. Disney even required the departing U.S. employees to train their replacements as a prerequisite to receiving severance benefits.

All four presidential hopefuls agreed that the H-1B visa program — which allows employers to hire skilled foreign workers during shortages of U.S. equivalents — should be placed on hold for a period if not tossed out altogether“.