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1. Posted by ontheedge (Full Member 90 posts) 9y

hey everyone, me and my mate want to know how easy it is to get cash work in america, we plan on going to the west coast first then texas and new orleans new york etc..staying just a few days in each place!-any advice would be great thanks

2. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 8y

Working while visiting the US on a tourist visa is illegal. Accordingly, most US employers will not hire you.

Having said that, there are places that will give you work for a reduced fee--like bartending, standard labor, clearing trash off people's property, etc. Just realize that you will be competing against the 10 million Mexican illegal aliens already in the country--meaning the pay won't be too great.

Best of luck, though

3. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 8y

David,
I saw your post and passed on commenting on it when I first read it. Now I will.

Calcruzer is right. It is illegal and you cannot compete with the Mexicans. They will do work you won't and for less money. Bring all the money you need with you and don't expect to make any while here.

4. Posted by kevandshan (Full Member 142 posts) 8y

If you know where to look and what sort of work you want you shouldn't have a problem...
The fairs and shows sometimes look for casuals...I think they get like $10/hr....no mexicans there!!
But yes, as has been said...it is illegal! So is smokin pot!