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On the Coast: Foreign Visas

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A new program could affect the thousands of foreign students who flock to the Eastern Shore of Maryland for summer employment.
Bryan Russo
A new program could affect the thousands of foreign students who flock to the Eastern Shore of Maryland for summer employment.

Each year, the Eastern Shore of Maryland and coast of Delaware draw millions of visitors who come to kick back on the beach. But another set of visitors flocks to the beaches, too: foreign workers. The federal government has created a pilot program to help foreign students who come to the U.S. for jobs. WAMU coastal reporter Bryan Russo talks with Rebecca Sheir about the pros and cons of the new program.

[Music: "Sea of Love" by Tom Waits from Brawlers / "The World at Large" by Modest Mouse from Good News For People Who Love Bad News]

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