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Foreign Professionals Face Job Barriers In U.S.

When skilled professionals arrive in the U.S. as immigrants, refugees, or asylum seekers, many of them face barriers to re-entering their field of expertise.

It’s a story of countless personal challenges, but it also has consequences for entire state economies.

A new law in Maine aims to close that gap. Maine Public Radio’s Ari Snider reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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