US President Donald Trump has extended visa restrictions by the end of this year.
According to a White House statement, people outside the United States will not be issued a green card for the next year. Work visas, exchange programs will also be banned, while individuals and families on H-1 visas will also be denied visas.
The US President said that this step has been taken to save the Americans from unemployment. By the end of this year, the Americans will get half a million jobs.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 22, 2020
As COVID-19 spread across the globe, many U.S. workers were hurt through no fault of their own.
As America recovers, President @realDonaldTrump won't allow blue-collar and middle-class workers to stay on the sidelines and be replaced by new foreign labor. https://t.co/A68ueVC88u pic.twitter.com/tFRwGZE9jX
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 23, 2020