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Businesses, colleges plead with Trump to preserve work visas

 

Last updated 6/16/2020 at 6:55pm



PHILIP MARCELO

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Gregory Minott came to the U.S. from his native Jamaica more than two decades ago on a student visa and was able to carve out a career in architecture thanks to temporary work visas.

Now a U.S. citizen and co-founder of a real estate development firm in Boston, the 43-year-old worries that new restrictions on student and work visas expected to be announced as early as this week will prevent others from following a similar path to the American dream.

"Innovation thrives when there is cultural, economic and racial diversity," Minott said. "To no...



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