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How work permits could help cities manage migrant surges

Cities being overwhelmed by a surge of migrants say giving them work permits more quickly would mean less homelessness and spending on public assistance. Some are hosting legal clinics to help, but it’s complicated.

Aspen Public Radio’s Halle Zander reports on one resort community’s efforts to help.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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