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Canadian Nurses barred.
« on: March 19, 2017, 04:40:14 PM »
Todays newspaper carried an article about four hospitals in the Detroit area. It seems that a considerable number of Nurses, anesthetists, and other specialists who work in those hospitals, live across the bridge in Windsor Ontario or thereabouts. They are Canadians, four hundred or more of them. Some of them have been informed that they are not legal and can not work in the US. They can probably get H-1B visas but that kind of worker visa costs an average of $4000 and will take at least 6 months to get through the system.

Maybe Bruno will know more of the details. I am concerned that the Detroit hospitals may suffer a serious shortage of credentialed medical workers if this continues as announced.

Might this go down in both directions?  There are some Michigan workers who commute to the Canadian side for their job.  Crossing over to Hamilton Ontario is pretty common I think.


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Re: Canadian Nurses barred.
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2017, 07:39:24 PM »
Trump fucking things up for everyone.

Maybe he is trying to isolate the USA from the rest of the world and turn us into slaves.
But, uh...well there it is.


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Re: Canadian Nurses barred.
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 12:39:11 AM »
Trump seems to be doing the same as our "Little Englanders" do - "English jobs for English people!"

Works if you have a surplus of qualified home grown people, or even enough that want those jobs and the means and funds to train them. Where this involves essential services this usually means people suffer.

If they banned all the immigrant workers in our NHS the death rate would increase very rapidly I think.
« Last Edit: March 20, 2017, 12:54:06 AM by Gloucester »
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Re: Canadian Nurses barred.
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 03:08:51 AM »
I don't know a lot about the ins and outs of the legal side, but my Canadian friends living in the US have been developing "plan B"s for a while, in case they have to ditch with short/no notice. This isn't unexpected at all based on the policies he's been passing to keep non-whites out.
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Re: Canadian Nurses barred.
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2017, 12:00:32 PM »
I heard from a friend that the STEM jobs have been leaving ever since Donald got elected. Makes since given his rhetoric against science and the nearly unified consensus that global warming is real and happening right now.
But, uh...well there it is.