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If you've lived in Myrtle Beach a couple seasons, you've noticed an influx of young college age kids flooding the town for work.
However these workers aren't from the surrounding cities or states, most are here on a J-1 Visa and are temporary workers. Hailing from Eastern Europe and more recently South Korea, these workers come here not just for school credit; but for money to buy the coming school years supplies -like relatively inexpensive computers that in places like Russia are virtually unobtainable with a similar job or skill set.
Head on over to CarolinaLive.com for the full story, including how tax breaks may be the reason some local businesses choose to hire J-1 Visa workers.