A persistent complaint about the H‑1B visa program for skilled foreign workers is that employers use it to replace U.S. workers, leading many to fail to find jobs. Of course, it is true that many U.S. college graduates fail to find jobs that use their education, but the fact is that the prevalence of this phenomenon has remained roughly constant for 30 years, even as the number of H‑1B visas issued has escalated.
There was an intellectually defensible, even honorable, way to acquit President Trump without whitewashing his behavior or holding the door open to further abuse. For whatever reason, too few GOP senators chose that path.
Last week, in Central Mississippi Medical Center v. Mississippi Division of Medicaid, three judges on the Mississippi Supreme Court announced that the “practice of the courts deferring to an executive‐branch interpretation of agency regulations should end.”