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Tuesday: Hili dialogue (and Mietek monologue)

Well, many of us have lost track of what day it was: I could swear that on Sunday it was Monday. So let me remind you that it’s Tuesday, June 22, 23, 2020 (see? I screwed up!). The Hili dialogue will be a very short one today because of the duck issue, which I’ll explain in the next post. As soon as things calm down, I’ll get back to normal. Please bear with me.

News of the Day:

Trump to another move to limit immigration, this time by suspending work visas; this is on top of his earlier restriction on issuing new green cards. A summary of the New York Times article:

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday temporarily suspended new work visas and barred hundreds of thousands of foreigners from seeking employment in the United States, part of a broad effort to limit the entry of immigrants into the country.

In a sweeping order, which will be in place at least until the end of the year, Mr. Trump blocked visas for a wide variety of jobs, including those for computer programmers and other skilled workers who enter the country under the H-1B visa, as well as those for seasonal workers in the hospitality industry, students on work-study summer programs and au pairs who arrive under other auspices.

The order also restricts the ability of American companies with global operations and international companies with U.S. branches to transfer foreign executives and other employees to the United States for months or

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