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Nelson seeks to tighten visa program for foreign workers
Senator Bill Nelson said he thinks the H-1B visa program is being used by American companies to displace American workers. TRIBUNE FILE
Nelson received letters from employees of a St. Petersburg company, who said they, too, were being replaced by foreign workers, he said. In one case, an IT worker was being made to train his replacement.
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June 30, 2015 St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Steven Geltz (54) reacts after Cleveland Indians third baseman Giovanny Urshela's 3 run home run during the 7th inning Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. 
Rays manage only two hits in 6-2 loss to Indians
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