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Refugee Job Fair

From: KCPW
Length: 04:30

Utah officials help refugees find work.
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Default-piece-image-2 The job hunt is never easy. But if you're a refugee from another country, it's especially tough to find work. Language, cultural barriers and red tape are just a few barriers to gainful employment. KCPW's Julie Rose reports. We hear from refugees at a job fair in Utah. One is from Burma who had a high-ranking job there - but now she's just hoping to get a housekeeping position with a local hotel chain.

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The job hunt is never easy. But if you're a refugee from another country, it's especially tough to find work. Language, cultural barriers and red tape are just a few barriers to gainful employment. KCPW's Julie Rose reports. We hear from refugees at a job fair in Utah. One is from Burma who had a high-ranking job there - but now she's just hoping to get a housekeeping position with a local hotel chain.

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Review of Refugee Job Fair

I think this topic is newsworthy. Refugees are shaping a new American identity. I would be more interested in what becomes of one of these interviewees. This piece is a good springboard for further investigation of what it's like to come to America for the first time.