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Company Execs Face Criminal Immigration Charges

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The president and three managers of the Shipley Do-Nut Flour and Supply Company were charged last week with various immigration violations, including knowingly hiring illegal aliens and felonious conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens. The charges against the Houston-based company arose from a criminal investigation ICE initiated early this year that resulted in the administrative arrests of 27 illegal aliens in April.

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Remembering The Jungle

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  by  Caroline Espinosa

In dissecting the Postville raids, many news stories, and even the Governor of Iowa, Chet Culver, have likened the working conditions in the Agriprocessors plant to those depicted in Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. Having recently reread The Jungle, I find it unfortunate that none of the news stories I have read touched on an obvious and important message of the revolutionary tome: that an influx of too many immigrants is the biggest contributor to such unspeakable working conditions. There were too many people for too few jobs.

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ICE Arrests 600 in Miss. Raid

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Immigrations and Customs Enforcement arrested nearly 600 suspected illegal workers in a raid on an electronics plant Monday in Laurel, Mississippi. As of Monday evening "dozens of workers had been 'identified, fingerprinted, interviewed, photographed and processed for removal from the U.S.'"

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13-Minute Video Heart of NumbersUSA

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  by  Anne Manetas

As we prepare for the expected Congressional battles over immigration numbers this fall, it’s a good time to take stock of the urgency of our cause and the tools we have available to help fight for lower immigration numbers. This video captures the essence of NumbersUSA and is a must-see for anyone who wants to fully understand the basic information behind our work.

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Who, Exactly, is Tearing Families Apart?

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  by  Caroline Espinosa

We hear so much these days about the separation of families due to immigration raids, but no one seems to mention the family separation as a result of both legal and illegal immigration to the United States and other parts of the world. Statistics on how many children are left behind around the world – especially in Latin America – are difficult to find, but what numbers I could find, are disturbing.

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