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When the stimulus package hits President Obama's desk, it will include a provision banning bailed-out banks from replacing laid-off American workers with skilled foreigners.
Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) proposed the ban, which would last two years. Their proposal came a few weeks after the Associated Press reported banks that had received $150 billion in bailout money requested work visas for nearly 22,000 foreign workers during the last six years, a move Sanders called "absurd."