Concern about Trump's immigration policies impacting business fades on Main Street. (via CNBCMakeIt)
While the crisis at the border continues, the concerns among small business owners already seem to be fading. This quarter the percent naming immigration the top issue is down five percentage points from its peak six months ago., a regular check-in on the state of small business optimism in the United States. The latest survey was fielded July 29 to Aug. 4 among a sample of nearly 2,300 small business owners.
Nearly half of small business owners (46%) who say immigration policy has hurt their business in the last 12 months say they've hired or attempted to hire new employees in the same time period. Of these small business owners, 52% say U.S. immigration policy has made it more difficult to hire new workers.
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Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies face court challengesRecent policies relating to asylum, detention and public benefits have inspired, or are about to trigger, legal challenges Hard-line as in anti illegal migration?..... ROFL.... Leftist lunatics self righteous definition of what's right and what's wrong 🙄🙄🙄🙄
With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations. It is not enough that Trump is doing everything possible to destroy this country. Now the rest of the world has to contend with his wannabes doing the same thing elsewhere like Bolsonaro in Brazil and BoJoTheClown in Great Britain. God save Amazon.
With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global BacklashThe fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations. It’s a big fat lie! If it’s that important why wouldn’t the other countries have mobilized to help by now? I mean I know Trump probably wouldn’t cause he’s crazy but the other countries? Check it out what NASA really said about fires in Brazil 👉
Hong Kong protests descended into violence over surveillance concerns on the movement's 12th weekendHundreds of protesters shut down streets and wielded slingshots, iron bars, and bricks in the fight with police over state surveillance concerns. When are they going to just declare independence and vote on what to do next? Let them all vote on a national referendum to leave China or not. America should send someone to acknowledge the new nation and open up trading.
Immigration lawyers say efforts to address a backlog of cases has hurt clientsThe backlog has increased under the Trump administration, and immigration lawyers say efforts to fix it has hurt clients. Drug testing should be a must at entry , right along with DNA realDonaldTrump YOUR FAULT!! Gee defense lawyers complaining. Who knew this was news? What Congress fails to act on is the ones who pay for illegal immigration are the ones not gaming the systems congress created that encourage fraud. Great jobs dems, you screwed another legitimate immigrant