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Resource ID: #13174
Subject: Immigration
Source: U.S. News & World Report


In the fight to crackdown on illegal immigration both Bill Clinton and Bob Dole have come out for tighter border controls. Not much attention, however, has been paid to the big American industries-construction companies, nurseries and fruit growers-that rely on immigrant workers for cheap, often dangerous labor. In this article U.S. News & World Report looks at how meatpacking outfits search aggressively for employees in southern border states and hire recruiters who find workers in Mexico who will work for low wages. (Sept. 23, 1996)

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