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