Day Eighty-Nine: April 18

Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American

This document orders agencies to assess, enforce, and implement Buy American Laws, which promote the purchase of American-produced goods or materials. Agencies also must comply with Hire American Laws by enforcing the Immigration and Nationality Act. The order requires select agencies to recommend reforms to the H-1B visa issuance process.

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