Chinese Restaurant Workers in U.S. Face Hurdles

Wendy Wong

Wendy Wong owns the Sincere Employment Agency, which helps place Chinese workers in restaurant jobs across the country. Margot Adler, NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Margot Adler, NPR

There are about 40,000 Chinese restaurants in the United States — more than the number of McDonald's and Taco Bells combined. Many of the workers in the kitchen are recent arrivals from China — some legal, some not — and many took on significant debts to get to the United States.

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