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Living in the Bay Area on an H-1B Visa

Today at 10:00am

Every year, the government issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas to businesses that want to hire highly skilled, temporary workers from abroad. We talk with a panel of workers about living and working with an H-1B

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City Arts & Lectures

Nick Hornby

Tonight at 8:00pm

British writer Nick Hornby has written seven novels, including "High Fidelity" and "About a Boy," both made into major motion pictures. He also wrote the screenplay for "Wild," based on Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir.

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Fresh Air

The University of Everywhere?

Today at 1:00pm

Will online education completely transform college as we know it? The show talks with Kevin Carey, the author of the new book "The End of College."

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