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Indentured doctors: Foreign-born doctors exploited by U.S. physicians

Marshall Allen of the Las Vegas Sun uncovered abuses of the J-1 visa waiver program, a system that allows foreign doctors to practice in the United States after they complete their residency - as long as they work in areas where there is a shortage of doctors. Allen explains the program and how other reporters can look into exploitation of the program in their own areas. The tip sheet includes Web links to help in reporting on the J-1 program.

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