PBS NewsHour

Making Sense of Summer Work Visas For Foreigners

Clip: 08/17/2012 | 9m 25s

Since the 1960s, the State Department has sponsored young foreigners for temporary, low-wage summer jobs in the U.S. But with high youth unemployment, some believe the program takes summer jobs away from American youth. So is the program's motivation truly 'good will' or a source of cheap labor? Paul Solman reports.

Aired: 08/17/12

Rating: NR

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