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April 21, 2006

Raids in 26 states snare 9 managers, 1,100 employees

There is an article by SHEILA BURKE and AILENE TORRES, Tennessean Staff Writers describing the nation wide raids yesterday.


"Dozens of Nashville area employees were among more than 1,100 undocumented workers arrested this week in what was described as the opening salvo of a U.S. crackdown on employers who hire illegal immigrants.

The raids at more than 40 locations of IFCO Systems North American Inc., in 26 states also netted nine current and former managers of the company, which manufactures wooden crates and pallets....

The crackdown is a signal that the "status quo has changed, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said yesterday".

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060421/NEWS03/604210397

Posted by VisaLawyer at April 21, 2006 07:07 AM

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