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The visa allows skilled workers entry into the US. While total approvals are up, the approval rate dropped from 95.7% in 2015 to 84.9% in 2019 — and the administration has paused all H-1B admissions through the end of 2020.

At the center of the Green New Deal is a move to rebuild American infrastructure “by eliminating pollution and greenhouse gas emissions as much as technologically feasible” and “meeting 100 percent of the power demand in the United States through clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources.”

Here’s where the United States stands on both of the power and emissions fronts.