Many businesses in New Hampshire’s seasonal tourism industry fill job openings with international workers on a J-1 visa, also known as a work and travel visa. But, as the ski season winds down, many of those international workers find themselves in a kind of limbo because of the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to support the journalism NHPR is bringing you every day on this critical story. This includes 24-year-old Mayte Cuadrado, who’s spent the last few months as a line cook at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods. She's from Peru, and here on a J-1 visa, which meant after a couple months of work, she would have a month to travel. She had plans of visiting Disney World and New York City. But those plans have been nixed. “Nos preocupa que...
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New Hampshire's Seasonal J-1 Visa Workers In Limbo Because Of Coronavirus