H-2B Visa Changes Linked To Seasonal Worker Shortage In Massachusetts09:53
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The Lobster Pot in Provincetown on Cape Cod is a popular summer tourist destination. The region was hit by severe weather that has impacted the hospitality industry in its peak summer season. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Lobster Pot in Provincetown on Cape Cod is a popular summer tourist destination. The region was hit by severe weather that has impacted the hospitality industry in its peak summer season. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Each summer, vacation spots rely on temporary foreign workers who come to the United States on H-2B visas. This year, changes to the H-2B visa program have caused some confusion and a severe shortage of short-term workers.

Bruce Gellerman (@AudioBruce) of Here & Now contributor WBUR went to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, which has been hit hard by the shortage of seasonal workers.

This segment aired on July 3, 2017.

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