Published: Wed, April 19, 2017
Money | By Oscar Reynolds

Trump order would target high-skilled worker visa program

Trump order would target high-skilled worker visa program

The group Forward Kenosha is organizing a bulk of them, and representatives told TODAY's TMJ4 they expect to start gathering at 10 a.m. across from Snap-on facility at Sunnyside Park. It has eight manufacturing sites in North America and employs about 11,000 people worldwide.

President Donald Trump heads to the politically important state of Wisconsin Tuesday to sign an order aimed at curbing abuses in a visa program used by technology companies that rely on high-skilled foreign workers. He last came in mid-December as part of his victory tour.

The president had planned to visit the Menomonee Falls' Harley-Davidson factory in February, but the trip was canceled because of concerns over protests.

The White House and Trump Organization did not respond to CNBC requests for comment.

Trump's stop at Snap-on comes as the president faces an approval rating of just 41 percent in Wisconsin, a state he barely won in November. Trump campaigned on the promise of returning manufacturing jobs that have been lost in Wisconsin and other similar upper Midwest states.

Laning said Monday that Trump is "full of empty promises" on job creation.

The president's "verbiage doesn't meet. reality", Schumer said during a conference call with reporters.

President Trump tweeted "See you tomorrow, Wisconsin!" along with a report about small business "optimism" in Milwaukee.

Trump was also joined by his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, a Wisconsin native, Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin, and Education Secretary Betsy Devos.

Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to talk with President Donald Trump about the problem Wisconsin dairy farmers are having selling their milk.

He specifically suggested changes to the trade policy with Canada on dairy products, referring to the dairy industry in Wisconsin.

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