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Under Trump, J-1 Program Faces Uncertain Future

Posted by | February 2, 2017 | Uncategorized

The J-1 Summer Work Travel program that many aquatics managers depend on to staff their facilities each season could undergo stricter reforms – or be eliminated entirely under the Trump administration.The latter is a distinct possibility. A campaign promise of then-president-elect Donald Trump’s was to scrap the 50-year-old program that brings some 300,000 foreign college and university students to live and work in the U.S. each summer. Thousands of them come here to occupy jobs as lifeguards – in many ways the perfect seasonal gig for adventurous visa holders. What a better way to experience American culture than by the side of a pool? READ MORE

Source: Aquatics International