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Wage, visa regulators face major challenges

Published Sunday July 3

A network of enforcement designed to police visa and wage violations stretches from a small city of San Jose office to federal agencies and investigators here and abroad.

Experts say these regulators suffer similar challenges — thin budgets, dependence on tips from whistleblowers, and the distrust of a vulnerable population. The results can be a system plagued by loopholes and missed violations.

Silicon Valley workers have a lot of avenues to file grievances about sub-minimum wages, including an not likely place — San Jose City Hall.

We are on a complaint system, commented Hickey, who helped start up the office in 2013. We do not have the staffing to do active investigations.

Article length: About 800 words.
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