Visa Legislation Delay Squeezes Seasonal Workforce

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Tourism, landscaping and other industries that hire foreign workers on a seasonal basis are stuck this year. Congress let the H-2B visa extension expire. Now many foreigners who planned to return to the United States this summer to work past jobs won't be allowed back in the country.

Vincent Duffy reports from Michigan Radio.

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