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US Ensures Summer Jobs Go to Students —Foreign Ones

Work-travel program gets new rules, but that doesn't please everyone

(Newser) - Youth unemployment is pretty darn bad , and that has many raising new eyebrows over America's long-running work-travel program. The State Department revamped the program this month following allegations of poor working conditions , ensuring that the 100,000 foreign students participating this year will work at "light, seasonal occupations"... More »

For Foreign Students in US on Visas, an Awful Reality

Some end up working in strip clubs, living in cramped, filthy homes

(Newser) - Each year, some 100,000 college students come to the US on J-1 visas, eager to get a taste of American life while working a seasonal job. But an AP investigation has found the reality is a lot less rosy than it seems. Some students are forced to work in... More »

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