Daily Mail: Tech union urges SCOTUS to scrap graduate work scheme for 200,000 migrants because it robs Americans of jobs and drives down wages

IRLI In The News

May 18, 2023

By James Reinl

US tech workers are urging the Supreme Court to reject an Obama-era expansion of a program that allows foreign student visa holders work in the US for a year after graduating because it is robbing Americans of jobs.

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers, or Washtech, says the federal government’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) scheme lets some 200,000 migrants compete against them in US firms after studying here.

Read the full story at Daily Mail.

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