Great Escape eyeing lack of J-1 visa workers as reopening date uncertain

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LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – During a typical summer, Lake George sees around 500 international student workers arrive to work through the summer. This year, COVID-19 has led to embassies freezing the J-1 visas those students need in order to come and work, meaning places like the Great Escape will be 200 workers short, no matter when they wind up opening.

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