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Playboy Playmate Shera Bechard Gets 'Genius' Visa

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Shera Bechard at an event in California. (Photo: Glenn Francis/PacificProDigital.com)

The immigration debate is always a hot and heavy topic in the US. But an unlikely candidate has reinvigorated the debate.

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Shera Bechard, a playmate and actress, has made headlines for obtaining an O-1 work visa for her "extraordinary talent," allowing her to come to the US from her native Canada.

Entertainers and engineers alike have used the visa as a means of coming to the United States, but issues in immigration aren't always as straightforward as they may seem.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Los Angeles immigration lawyer Chris Wright to get more details.

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