Yes, there is a sweep going on in America against illegal immigrants who have been actively producing to our global and national economy for years. How does a manufacturing plant of 600 only able to account of 48 workers being legal citizens? FOXNews.com - Immigration Officials Arrest 100 Illegal Workers in Raid on Oregon Food Plant - Local News News Articles Na... Oh, and they put their hands up in shock, saying they did not hire them, but hired an outside hiring agency to take responsibility. Weak! Corporations need to take in the responsibility as well as the profits!
This is a common practice and I have had working experience in trying to organize places just like this all over the west coast. It puts labor at a terrible disadvantage. Workers just want to work, and then are oppressed by the legal system and have no recourse when they are violated against wage and benefit wise by greedy corporations.
Locally the TS does a good job on showing how these topic affects Humboldt County. Times-Standard Online - Immigration sweep stuns Fortuna No matter how you feel on this subject, it is a humanist look the problem. And it touches all of us north of the border.