E5: Ro Khanna, Raj Shah and Immigration

Salas and Raghav discuss a couple of South Asian American leaders and their role in the immigration debate (esp H1-Bs and “chain migration”): progressive Congressman Ro Khanna (yay!) and conservative White House spokesman Raj Shah (boo!).

Because of Salas’s liberal stance and Raghav’s recent shift from a libertarian outlook towards a more progressive one, they have a clear favorite.

Links:

Ro Khanna –https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ro_Khanna

Trump’s misguided attack on skilled immigration – https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-11-01/trump-rolls-out-a-misguided-attack-on-skilled-immigration

USCIS challenging an unusually high number of renewal visas – https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2017-11-06/trump-s-h-1b-reform-is-to-make-life-hell-for-immigrants-and-companies

Trump administration toughens H1-B renewal process – http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/25/technology/business/h1b-visa-renewal-uscis/index.html

Norwalk’s Raj Shah forged his own path – https://www.thehour.com/news/article/Norwalk-s-Raj-Shah-forged-his-own-political-path-10857908.php

Raj Shah once called Trump a deplorable –
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/02/white-house-official-called-trump-a-deplorable.html

Kash Patel no stranger to Quarrels – https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/us/politics/kashyap-patel-nunes-memo.html

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