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Trump signs executive order barring federal agencies from replacing Americans with foreign workers
President Trump signs an executive order on hiring American workers-FBN
President Trump on Monday signed an executive order banning federal agencies from firing American citizens or green card holders and hiring foreign workers to do their jobs.
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The executive order was first reported on by Bloomberg. According to the outlet, the order would put federal contractors that use H-1B visas for high-skilled jobs under increased scrutiny.
"President Trump will not tolerate lucrative federal contractors firing hardworking Americans in the pursuit of cheap foreign labor, like at the Tennessee Valley Authority," White House Assistant Press Secretary Karoline Leavitt said.