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How Is Your Domestic Preference Compliance? President Trump Signals More Scrutiny of “Buy American, Hire American” Practices

Pratt’s Government Contracting Law Report

This article discusses the Buy American portion of President Trump’s Executive Order, which is of particular importance to federal contractors.

President Trump has signed an Executive Order that marked another step forward in his promotion of “Buy American” and “Hire American” policies. The Executive Order focuses on two areas: cracking down on abuse of the H-1B guest worker program, and promoting the purchase of American products in federal procurements.

This article tackles the Buy American portion of the Executive Order, which is of particular importance to federal contractors.

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“How Is Your Domestic Preference Compliance? President Trump Signals More Scrutiny of ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Practices,” by Justin A. Chiarodo, Stephanie M. Harden, and Philip E. Beshara was published in the June 2017 edition of Pratt’s Government Contracting Law Report (Vol. 3, No. 6), an A.S. Pratt Publication, LexisNexis. Reprinted with permission.

This article was first published in Blank Rome’s Government Contracts Navigator blog on April 19, 2017.