Skip to comments.Republican Senator Floats Back-Door Amnesty Proposal
Posted on 05/24/2017 10:28:47 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
Bill would create 500,000 new visas, include path to citizenship, and be open to current aliens
A bill introduced this month by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) would increase foreign guest workers by up to 500,000 a year and offer a back-door amnesty for illegal immigrants.
The legislation, the State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2017, has attracted support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the libertarian-oriented Cato Institute.
We pretty strongly oppose it. Its an indefinite renewable visa. In our eyes, thats a permanent worker.
The bill would represent a massive increase in the number of non-immigrant visas issued each year by the United States. Unlike the myriad of existing visa programs, Johnsons proposed program would be a state-based system.
Each state and the District of Columbia would be able to sponsor 5,000 visas each year. Another 245,000 visas would be distributed to the states based on their populations. Visas not used by one state could be claimed by others.
The visas would be good for three years and could be renewed indefinitely.
The federal government would retain responsibility for conducting background checks and issuing the visas. But each state would determine the rules governing the visa holders, such as whether to restrict them to certain industries or employment categories, whether to impose income requirements, or whether to require employers to make a good-faith effort to hire Americans first.
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What the heck is Ron Johnson trying to do? It is noteworthy that he has already said that he is not running for re-election.
no one who entered this country illegally should ever be granted citizenship - not ever!!
He’s a POS.
The GOP is so mind blowing stupid and pointless.
What the hell is wrong with sending their butts back to mehico?
Don’t care if they came from there...they came through there.
Stop trying to keep them here.
BUILD THE DAMN WALL!
Floating is the operative word here.
We have a Senator that is a floater.
Ron RINO. He should change his name cause he has no Johnson.
Exactly. Do not reward criminal behavior. Deport all illegals, no exceptions. Before they leave, take their fingerprints and DNA, and permanently bar them from any path to legal entry or citizenship. Fine them everything they have to cover the costs of enforcement and deportation. Fine their employers for failing to check citizenship and status. No exceptions.
and I was going to guess it was “Juan” McCain’s idea.
We have a Senator that is a floater.
He should be.
The Deplorables MUST do our part to help Drain the DC Swamp aka Congressional Sewer of Republican traitors and human waste!!!
Go Trump - MAGA, expose the slithering traitors on both sides of the aisle.
Ryan should be the first Swamp creature to be replaced. The Deplorables must recruit candidates who are on the Trump Train and then work to get them elected. Start NOW!
They do what they're told
They want cheap dairy workers in Wisconsin and I think he owns a manufacturing company there.
I suppose that they can count on those votes then.
Senator Ron Johnson - RINO - just did a poop on all America.
Contact the SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE and tell them “NO” TO S.1040.
State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2017
The illegal aliens are not working in the dairy industry — at least not around here. I think these are high tech jobs. I doubt that Johnson’s constituents support this.
Over all he’s been a pretty good Senator, but every once in a while he pulls a blunder ??? like this.
Since he isn’t running for re-election, is JOHNSON doing a favor for pro-amnesty PAUL RYAN?