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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

If the U.S. ends temporary protected status for 300,000 Caribbean and Central American workers, there are fears it will have ripple effects — especially on post-hurricane construction.

Construction workers at a site in Miami. Thousands of construction workers in the U.S. face the elimination of their temporary protected status and the prospect of deportation. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

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