Roberta Rampton

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Hosting U.S. automakers, Trump pushes for new American plants

Business Jan 25, 2017

Hosting U.S. automakers, Trump pushes for new American plants

U.S. President Donald Trump urged the chief executives of the Big Three U.S. automakers on Tuesday to build more cars in the country, pressing his pledge to bring jobs to America and discourage the car industry from investing in Mexico. Trump, who has threatened to ...

Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

World Nov 21, 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed that his immigration rule changes will not satisfy long-standing demands for more visas and faster green cards. In a speech Thursday, Obama outlined plans ...