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SEATTLE, WA - She called him in tears just as they said she would. He had watched her crash and burn in email - they all watched it. Over eight hours, these unusually rigorous evaluations had turned increasingly hostile. They seemed unclear she was an internal hire - they seemed like bozos.

They told him exactly what he would say when she called. He did not understand why he had to be the one to tell her. She would lose her visa. She would have two weeks to leave the country. Future applications would not be eligible for consideration. If she would sign a discrimination liability release, she would receive two weeks pay.

He would help her move her things from their apartment.

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