Trump ‘s executive order aims to rein in foreign contractor spending

Federal Times: In a move it says will boost manufacturing and skilled labor at home, the White House previewed an executive order that will make it tougher to obtain foreign contracting waivers and H-1B visas.

President Trump will sign the order, dubbed “Buy American, Hire American”, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 18, which will order federal agencies to review and assess free trade agreements with foreign government contractors, closing loopholes in those agreements that might provide a competitive edge over domestic competition.

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