Here are the 123 Republicans who are asking to import more foreign workers to take American jobs

123 Senate and House Republicans urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to bring in more foreign workers to the U.S. to undercut working-class Americans’ jobs.

In a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, 26 Republican Senators and 97 Republican House members joined 66 Senate and House Democrats requesting that businesses be allowed to import an additional 30,000 foreign workers under the H-2B visa program.

Every year, U.S. companies are allowed to bring in 66,000 low-skilled H-2B foreign workers– who take blue-collar, non-agricultural jobs– for less pay. Breitbart News has reported on this for some time, providing examples of how the H-2B program has helped undercut the wages of blue-collar American workers.

“We urge DHS to release the maximum number of additional visas without delay,” the Senators and House members wrote. “These vital American businesses depend on the expeditious release of a sufficient number of additional visas.”

The Republicans who signed the letter include 26 in the U.S. Senate and 97 in the House:

  • Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC)
  • Sen. James Risch (R-ID)
  • Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)
  • Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY)
  • Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)
  • Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
  • Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID)
  • Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)
  • Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
  • Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)
  • Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
  • Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  • Sen. Todd Young (R-IN)
  • Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  • Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
  • Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  • Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA)
  • Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
  • Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)
  • Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI)
  • Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)
  • Rep. John Curtis (R-UT)
  • Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN)
  • Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA)
  • Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC)
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AZ)
  • Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI)
  • Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI)
  • Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX)
  • Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA)
  • Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)
  • Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
  • Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL)
  • Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)
  • Rep. Darren Soto (R-FL)
  • Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD)
  • Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO)
  • Rep. Michael Guest (R-MS)
  • Rep. Peter King (R-NY)
  • Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS)
  • Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN)
  • Rep. Neal Dunn (R-FL)
  • Rep. Elise Stefancik (R-NY)
  • Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
  • Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
  • Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)
  • Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA)
  • Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA)
  • Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA)
  • Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC)
  • Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA)
  • Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC)
  • Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL)
  • Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA)
  • Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI)
  • Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND)
  • Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS)
  • Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH)
  • Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)
  • Rep. David Joyce (R-OH)
  • Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS)
  • Rep. French Hill (R-AR)
  • Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV)
  • Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)
  • Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)
  • Rep. Billy Long (R-MO)
  • Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH)
  • Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY)
  • Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
  • Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
  • Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY)
  • Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)
  • Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)
  • Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR)
  • Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
  • Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK)
  • Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA)
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)
  • Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
  • Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)
  • Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS)
  • Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC)
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Don Young (R-AK)
  • Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN)
  • Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT)
  • Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)
  • Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)
  • Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH)
  • Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
  • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
  • Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL)
  • Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN)
  • Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK)
  • Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Rutherford (R-FL)
  • Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA)
  • Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA)
  • Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)
  • Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)
  • Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX)
  • Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)
  • Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA)
  • Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)
  • Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL)
  • Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Carter (R-TX)
  • Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)
  • Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH)
  • Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA)

A few argue the opposite: Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Tom Cotton, R-AK, Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, Chuck Grassley, R-IA, and Dick Durbin,D-IL, have asked DHS to do the opposite.

According to federal employment data there are many, many working- and middle-class-Americans looking for work.

As of December 2019, there were more than 11 million Americans either unemployed, underemployed, or out of the workforce — all of whom want full-time employment, Breitbart News reported. But yet companies are still hiring low-wage foreign workers over Americans in the fields of landscaping, conservation, meatpacking, construction, and fishing industries, according to a recent report published by The Center for Immigration Studies, in which foreign workers are predominantly paid up to 20-30 percent less in wages than their American counterparts.

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