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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.

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

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