Although Trump’s campaign speeches lacked substance, his position on immigration as set out in his immigration position paper is very detailed and specific.

In regard to business immigration, his position paper calls for an increase in the prevailing wage paid to workers on the professional H1-B visa to $100,000 and requires recruitment for U.S. workers first. The rationale for this is that by increasing the minimum prevailing wage he would force American companies to recruit unemployed US nationals and not cheap workers from other countries.

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