US seafood industry struggles without foreign workers

The Trump administration's tightening of H-2B visas has resulted in a shortage of seasonal workers in Maryland's crab picking industry which, in turn, is driving some US businesses and towns to the brink.

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    The US seafood industry is feeling the pinch of Trump's tightening immigration policies, which has created a shortage of labourers.

    Those in Maryland's crab meat sector say many businesses that employ foreign workers are now in danger of shutting down.

    Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Hoopers Island.


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