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BC-Tuesday Spotlight,ADVISORY

February 24, 2019

EDITORS:

The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:

IMMIGRATION-SKILLED WORKERS

NEW YORK _ Businesses, advocates and attorneys say they’re seeing a widening attack by the Trump administration on skilled foreign workers. H-1B visa applicants are experiencing a big increase in what are known as requests for evidence, which can bring long delays for work authorization or ultimately result in a denial. The administration says it’s simply trying to crack down on fraud and expand opportunities for Americans. Opponents of the changes say they’re chasing the best and brightest away. By Matt Sedensky. UPCOMING: 1,400 words, photos.

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